Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
November 27, 2011"There is somebody I think is exceptional and truly comes the closest to embodying the spirit of Lincoln or Washington in this field [of candidates]. And I believe that it is Michele Bachmann."
– Glenn Beck
November 24, 2011"I want a law that says, 'If you're trying to take out an American city, we're going to stop you.'"
– Newt Gingrich
November 23, 2011"He is the most powerful person in America today."
– Alan Simpson on Grover Norquist
November 22, 2011"Our genetic code still carries the selfish and aggressive instincts that were of survival advantage in the past. It will be difficult enough to avoid disaster in the next hundred years, let alone the next thousand or million. Our only chance of long-term survival is not to remain lurking on planet Earth, but to spread out into space."
– Stephen Hawking
November 21, 2011"[Democrats] have tried to say I'm the reason Republicans won't raise taxes. That's not nonsense. The Democrats want higher taxes. That's off the table. It's been off the table for a year. The Democrats are a little hard of hearing."
– Grover Norquist
November 20, 2011"If there is one guy out there that is the next George Washington, the only guy that I could think of is Rick Santorum."
– Glenn Beck
November 18, 2011"I'm going to unveil a plan to uproot all three branches of government and overhaul Washington."
– Rick Perry
November 17, 2011"It's so hypocritical, because we're not allowed to say 'In Jesus' name, Amen' because of separation of church and state, but their religion, they're allowed to beat up or behead their wife, legally in America, because we're open to all religions."
– Politichicks co-host Victoria Jackson on Muslims
November 16, 2011"I would return to that policy. I don't see it as torture." -- Herman Cain on waterboarding"If I were president I would be willing to use waterboarding. I think it was very effective...[Obama] is allowing the ACLU to run the CIA."-- Michele Bachmann"I will defend them until I die."-- Rick Perry on waterboarding and other techniques"
November 15, 2011"If you look at China, they don't have food stamps. They don't have the modern welfare state, and China's growing. And so what I would do is look at the programs that LBJ gave us with the Great Society and they'd be gone."
– Michele Bachmann