Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
June 08, 2011"America is absolutely awash with easily obtainable firearms. You can go down to a gun show at the local convention center and come away with a fully automatic assault rifle without a background check and, most likely, without having to show an identification card. So what are you waiting for?"
– American-born al-Qaeda spokesman Adam Gadahn, in a video
June 07, 2011"What have you seen so far today, and what are you going to take away from your visit?"
– the "gotcha question" Sarah Palin has blamed for her widely ridiculed Paul Revere account
June 06, 2011"We are only inches away from ceasing to be a free market economy."
– Mitt Romney
June 06, 2011"There are two kinds of people in the world: Those who understand Palin and those who pretend they don't."
– Rush Limbaugh
June 03, 2011"He who warned, uh, the British that they weren't going to be taking away our arms uh by ringing those bells and making sure as he's riding his horse through town to send those warning shots and bells that we were going to be secure and we were going to be free, and we were going to be armed."
– Sarah Palin, visiting Boston's Old North Church, on Paul Revere
June 03, 2011"There is a controversy among scientists about whether evolution is a fact...hundreds and hundreds of scientists, many of them holding Nobel prizes, believe in intelligent design."
– Michele Bachmann"Forty-three Nobel Laureate scientists have endorsed our effort to repeal Louisiana's creationism law...Congresswoman Bachmann, you claim that Nobel Laureates support creationism. Show me your hand. If you want to be taken seriously by voters while you run for President, back up your claims with facts. Can you match 43 Nobel Laureates, or do you fold?"
– Baton Rouge high school student Zach Kopplin
June 02, 2011"I've never been good with numbers, but when I was on crack I could do math really, really well. I became a f***ing whiz at calculus. But I also became kind of psychotic, unfortunately."
– Courtney Love
June 01, 2011"It's not a publicity-seeking tour."
– Sarah Palin, interviewed by Fox News aboard her 'One Nation' bus
May 31, 2011"I'm not running for comedian-in-chief or entertainer-in-chief. I am not going to light my hair on fire and shoot sparks up my ears or whatever."
– Tim Pawlenty
May 29, 2011"It was a good program, it was a legal program, it was not torture."
– Dick Cheney on waterboarding