Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
September 07, 2012"It wasn't the weather. They knew what the weather was going to be months ago. This was clearly a response to the fear of a sea of empty seats."
– Charles Krauthammer, on why Democrats moved Obama's acceptance speech indoors
September 06, 2012"The Vagina Monologues."
– Erick Erickson on Democratic Convention
September 04, 2012"You're going to see speaker after speaker after speaker at this Democrat convention...portraying this country in ways you don't see it, you don't recognize it, and you don't want it to be."
– Rush Limbaugh
September 04, 2012"This is the most crucial election of our lifetime."-- Newt Gingrich on 2012"The most important election in our nation's lifetime."-- RNC co-chair Shron Day on 2012"
August 31, 2012"I think you've mentioned something about having a target date for bringing everybody home [from Afghanistan]. You gave that target date, and I think Mr. Romney asked the only sensible question, you know, he says, 'Why are you giving the date out now? Why don't you just bring them home tomorrow morning?'"-- Clint Eastwood "This is a perfect representation of the campaign: an old white man arguing with an imaginary Barack Obama."-- @jabouie tweet re Eastwood's speech"Referring all questions on this to Salvador Dali."-- Obama campaign spokesman Ben LaBolt"
August 30, 2012"The demographics race we're losing badly. We're not generating enough angry white guys to stay in business for the long term."
– Sen. Lindsey Graham
August 29, 2012"It's the Democrats' wet dream that [Isaac] hit New Orleans...The Republicans ought to...send bags of money instead of sand. Bags full of money to shore up the levees of New Orleans...The poor of New Orleans will storm the levees and steal the bags, thereby putting themselves at risk for the eventual flooding that will happen once they remove the bags of money. And that way the Republicans can get rid of even more Democrats in Louisiana and shore up the state for themselves."
– Rush Limbaugh
August 27, 2012"At this moment in time we're quite literally looking at a hurricane here in Florida. We're looking at a political hurricane in this country. We are looking at a spiritual hurricane in our land. And it is time for each one of us to show up and suit up and stand up and realize that in this time and in this day we pour it out for Him."
– Congresswoman Michele Bachmann
August 26, 2012"He's going to try to hand over the sovereignty of the United States to the U.N., and what is going to happen when that happens? I'm thinking the worst. Civil unrest, civil disobedience, civil war maybe. And we're not just talking a few riots here and demonstrations, we're talking Lexington, Concord, take up arms and get rid of the guy."
– Texas judge Tom Head, on President Obama
August 24, 2012"The fascination with taxes I've paid I find to be very small-minded."
– Mitt Romney