Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
April 15, 2011"GWU officials tells Fox that police were notified about the incident about 2pm, which happens to be at the same time that President Obama was speaking...As of this writing, Fox has not been able to obtain reaction from the White House."
– FoxNews.com story on suicide of a George Washington University student
April 14, 2011"Campaigner-in-chief...We're looking for bipartisan solutions, not partisan rhetoric."
– Rep. Paul Ryan on Obama speech"The president has announced he's running for president. Certainly there were elements of the campaign in [the speech], but I can't be critical of him. For every president that is up for reelection, politics do play a role in the things they tell the American people. It is what it is."
– Sen. John McCain
April 13, 2011"If John McCain had been elected, people would be questioning him too."
– Rep. John Campbell on "birthers"
April 12, 2011"I appreciate that the Donald wants to spend his resources in getting to the bottom of something that so interests him and many Americans... He's not just throwing stones from the sidelines, he's digging in. He's paying for researchers to find out why President Obama would have spent $2 million not to show his birth certificate, so more power to him."
– Sarah Palin, furthering the discredited "birther" controversy
April 11, 2011"Republicans are trying to pass leglslation to destroy the World Wide Web and they're also passing legislation to help destroy the Whole Wide World."
– Rep. Ed Markey
April 08, 2011"I will have no problem getting people to listen to me who don't like me. In fact, I have to keep giving them reasons. There are some people who listen precisely because they hate, precisely because they don't like. You gotta keep fueling that."
– Rush Limbaugh
April 07, 2011"The culture of major league baseball is a jumbo platter of deep-fried masculinity: it's like a y-chromosome throwing a bachelor party for a penis with a beard."
– Sam Anderson
April 06, 2011"During the flight here, between our countries, it did not escape me that Japan lies about halfway between my Alaska home and India."
– Sarah Palin
April 05, 2011"We will definitely not burn the Koran...Not today, not ever."
– Terry Jones, of the Dove World Outreach church, 9/11/10"It is not that we burn the Koran with some type of vindictive motive...We do not even burn it with great pleasure or any pleasure at all. We burn it because we feel a deep obligation to stay with the court system of America. The court system of America does not allow convicted criminals to go free."
– Terry Jones, after livestreaming the Koran's "trial""If you want to be technical, I guess we broke our word. We thought twice about it."
– Terry Jones, this week
April 04, 2011"Free speech is great, but we're in a war."
– Sen. Lindsey Graham