Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
November 16, 2012"She is an extremely good-looking woman. She is a marathon runner. She runs Iron Man triathlons. So she's out running with him and she's writing a biography. I think the term is 'propinquity.' There was a lot of propinquity going on. I mean, who knows. The man's off in a foreign land, and he's lonely. And here's a good-looking lady throwing herself at him. I mean, he's a man."
– Pat Robertson on the Petraeus-Broadwell affair
November 15, 2012"When we came into the nation in 1845, we were a republic, we were a stand-alone nation. And one of the deals was, we can leave anytime we want."-- Texas Gov. Rick Perry, 2009"Using the Obama administration's own We the People website, nearly two dozen petitions have sprung up asking the Obama administration for permission to withdraw from the Union. The two most popular petitions, Texas and Louisiana, have both drawn more than 10,000 signatures each."-- from Politico story"If it means having no more presidents from Texas, it should be granted."-- from Comment on that story"
November 14, 2012"Stop being the stupid party."
– Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal to his fellow Republicans
November 13, 2012"If another Republican man says anything about rape other than it is a horrific, violent crime, I want to personally cut out his tongue."
– former George W. Bush adviser Karen Hughes
November 12, 2012"The president was elected on the basis that he was not Romney and that Romney was a poopy-head."
– Grover Norquist
November 11, 2012"There was, in fact, massive suppression of the Republican vote -- by the Romney campaign, through the diversion of nearly 40,000 volunteers to a failing computer program."
– from story on Orca
November 09, 2012"What happened? A political narcissistic sociopath leveraged fear and ignorance with a campaign marked by mendacity and malice rather than a mandate for resurgence and reform."-- Mary Matalin"it's not a traditional America anymore, and there are 50 percent of the voting public who want stuff. They want things."-- Bill O'Reilly"We conservatives, we do not accept bipartisanship in the pursuit of tyranny."-- Mark Levin"
November 08, 2012"In a nation of children, Santa Claus wins."-- Rush Limbaugh"It's over. There is no hope."-- Ann Coulter"I can't stop crying. America died."-- Victoria Jackson"
November 07, 2012"This election is a total sham... We are not a democracy!...We can't let this happen. We should march on Washington and stop this travesty... We should have a revolution in this country!"-- Donald Trump tweeting on election night"It's a perplexing time for many of us right now."-- Sarah Palin"
November 02, 2012"Hurricane Sandy should teach all of us to chill."
– Michael Brown, FEMA director under George W. Bush