Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
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
May 27, 2011"I worship the ground that Paul Ryan walks on."
– Dick Cheney
May 25, 2011"Knowing how Washington works isn't necessarily an advantage. As a businessman going in, I don't want to know how Washington works. I want to change Washington, D.C. and so by not knowing how it is supposed to work I can ask tough questions that will help change the culture."
– Herman Cain, on running for president
May 25, 2011"The literati sent out their minions to do their bidding...A lesser person could not have survived the first few minutes of the onslaught. But out of the billowing smoke and dust of tweets and trivia emerged Gingrich, once again ready to lead those who won't be intimidated by the political elite."
– Gingrich press secretary Rick Tyler, on media criticism of the former House Speaker
May 24, 2011"The rapture definitely took place, but there just wasn't a soul worth saving so it went unnoticed. The world will still end in October, as planned."
– Harold Camping
May 23, 2011"It has been a really tough weekend."
– Harold Camping
May 22, 2011"I maintain the strong conviction that if I were to run, I would be able to win the primary and ultimately, the general election."
– Donald Trump, on announcing that he would not seek the presidency
May 21, 2011"If the world does end tomorrow, alternate side parking will be suspended."
– New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, in his weekly radio address
May 21, 2011"Amazingly, May 21, 2011 is the 17th day of the 2nd month of the biblical calendar of our day. Remember, the flood waters also began on the 17th day of the 2nd month, in the year 4990 B.C....This is going to happen. Millions will die. It's going to be horrible."
– Harold Camping on Judgment Day, which he says will begin today, exactly 7,000 years after Noah's flood, with a major earthquake at 6:00 pm PDT