Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
January 01, 2018"I know the details of taxes better than anybody. Better than the greatest CPA... I know more about the big bills... than any president that's ever been in office... 'Oh, he doesn't know the details.' These are sick people."
– Trump, in recent NYT interview
December 31, 2017"I like very much President Xi. He treated me better than anybody's ever been treated in the history of China...The presentations...One of the great two days of anybody's life and memory having to do with China. He's a friend of mine. He likes me, I like him."
December 30, 2017"The U.S. is colder than the surface of Mars and Niagara Falls has turned to ice as temperatures plummet to record-breaking lows -- leading to frozen sharks washing up on the beach. It is set to be the coldest New Year in living memory..."
– from story in The Sun
December 29, 2017"Frankly there is absolutely no collusion, that's been proven by every Democrat saying it... Virtually every Democrat has said there is no collusion... I think it's been proven there is no collusion... There is absolutely no collusion. Everybody knows it... Everybody knows the answer already. There was no collusion. None whatsoever."
– Trump in New York Times interview
December 28, 2017"We got a lot of legislation passed. But I believe -- and you would have to ask those folks who will know the real answer -- we have more legislation passed, including the record was Harry Truman a long time ago. And we broke that record, so we got a lot done."
– Trump, who signed 96 bills his first year in office, fewer than any president since Eisenhower
December 27, 2017"NIXON BLASTS 'FALSE CHARGES'Asks Public to End 'Obsession,'Get on With Nation's Business"
– New York Daily News front page, August 16, 1973
December 26, 2017"People are proud to be saying Merry Christmas again. I am proud to have led the charge against the assault of our cherished and beautiful phrase."-- Trump19%-- percentage of Americans who think "Merry Christmas vs Happy Holidays" is a real issue76%-- percentage who think it was made up for political purposes"
December 24, 2017"We have no intentions of firing Bob Mueller. We are continuing to work closely and cooperate with him. We look forward to seeing this hoax wrap up very soon."
– White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders
December 23, 2017"[Kushner] was taking meetings with Russians to get additional stuff. This tells you everything about Jared. They were looking for the picture of Hillary Clinton taking the bag of cash from Putin. That's his maturity level."
– Steve Bannon
December 22, 2017"When we make a decision... we don't expect those we've helped to target us... The US will be taking names."-- UN Ambassador Nikki Haley on vote condemning Trump's Jerusalem announcement"All these nations that take our money and then vote against us at the Security Council or the assembly... Let them vote against us, we'll save a lot. We don't care."-- Trump"You've restored American credibility on the world stage."-- Vice President Mike Pence on Trump"