Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
January 26, 2015"The good news is that there are more tools now than there were in the previous Congress."
– -- Sen. Lisa Murkowski
January 24, 2015"Of course. When you have a servant's heart, when you know there is opportunity to do all you can to put yourself forward in the name of offering service, anybody would be interested."
– Sarah Palin, asked if she is interested in running for president in 2016
January 22, 2015"The imbalance of far more women than men at colleges has been a factor in the various sex scandals that have made news in the last couple of years. So, what's the solution? One solution might be to impose the duty on admissions officers to arbitrarily admit only half women and half men."
– Phyllis Schlafly
January 21, 2015"Would it kill Republicans to crack a joke? I actually think for some Republicans it might. You know -- lighten up a little...So many Republicans run a Soviet-style campaign."
– Sen. Ted Cruz, speaking at SC Tea Party Coalition Convention
January 20, 2015"My mind is like a volcano. It's constantly spewing. I am amazed by my own endless creativity. I don't mean that to be egotistical."
– Geraldo Rivera
January 18, 2015"You cannot insult the faith of others. You cannot make fun of the faith of others."-- Pope Francis"
January 16, 2015"Although no one can agree on an exact figure, our dozen years of war in Iraq, Afghanistan, and neighboring countries have cost us at least $1.5 trillion...Recall that while Congress was considering whether to authorize the Iraq War, the head of the White House economic council, Lawrence B. Lindsey, was forced to resign for telling The Wall Street Journal that the all-in costs might be as high as $100 billion to $200 billion, or less than the U.S. has spent on Iraq and Afghanistan in many individual years."
– James Fallows
January 15, 2015"Let's hope that when the Islamists next strike they first behead the appeasing cowards at CNN and MSNBC, et al who refused to show the cartoons."
– former Rep. Joe Walsh
January 13, 2015"Maybe most Muslims are peaceful, but until they recognize and destroy their growing jihadist cancer they must be held responsible."-- Rupert Murdoch"I was born Christian. If that makes Rupert Murdoch my responsibility, I'll auto-excommunicate...The Spanish Inquisition was my fault, as is all Christian fundamentalist violence. Oh, and Jim Bakker."-- J.K. Rowling"
January 12, 2015"Europe is finished...In Britain...there are actual cities, like Birmingham, that are totally Muslim, where non-Muslims just simply don't go in. And in parts of London there are actually Muslim religious police that actually beat and actually wound seriously anyone who doesn't dress according to religious Muslim attire."-- Steven Emerson of the Investigative Project on Terrorism on Fox News"I checked whether this was some kind of early April Fool spoof, and then I thought he was talking about Birmingham, Alabama, but then I realized he was just utterly and completely wrong."-- Birmingham's Member of Parliament Gisela Stuart"A complete idiot."-- British Prime Minister David Cameron#foxnews tweets:"The city is now called Birming because Ham is not halal...The local death squads go by the name of Quran Quran...Birmingham has a chain of fast food restaurants called 'Burqa King'...Viewed from above, the M26 spells out 'Death to the West' in Arabic...Nottingham is 99% Jedi..."