Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
June 21, 2011"We got too many damn urban thugs, yo, ruining the quality of life for everybody. And I'll tell you what it's gonna take. You people...you need to have a gun. You need to have training. You need to know how to use that gun. You need to get a permit to carry that gun. And you do in fact need to carry that gun and we need to see some dead thugs littering the landscape in Atlanta. We need more dead thugs in this city."
– radio host Neal Boortz
June 20, 2011"God, not Albany, has settled the definition of marrige a long time ago."
– Archbishop Timothy Dolan on impending NY gay-marrige vote
June 18, 2011"The president made the mistake one day of saying he had visited all 57 states, and...there are 57 members of the OIC, the Islamic states in the world. Perhaps there was some confusion...We have an obligation to the 50 American states, not the 57 Muslim, Islamic states. Our oath we took is...not to the Muslim Brotherhood, who may very well take over Egypt and once they do, they are bent upon setting up a caliphate around the world, including the United States. And this administration will [have] been complicit in helping people who [want] to destroy our country."
– Rep. Louie Gohmert
June 17, 2011"Monogamy is the bomb. I live by the code: One down bitch is worth ten funky hoes."
June 15, 2011"The threshold question: It's not usually asked, but it's in everyone's mind in a presidential election. 'Should we give this person nuclear weapons?' ...Answers itself."
– George Will on Sarah Palin
June 14, 2011"The ruling class people like Friedman would rather see this country run by communist Chinese than people like Sarah Palin."
– Rush Limbaugh
June 12, 2011"Richard Nixon, if he were alive today, might take bittersweet satisfaction to know that he was not the last smart president to prolong unjustifiably a senseless, unwinnable war, at great cost in human life...He would probably also feel vindicated (and envious) that all the crimes he committed against me -- which forced his resignation facing impeachment -- are now legal."
– Daniel Ellsberg
June 10, 2011"We are no longer in the Cold War. This is more like the Blizzard War -- a blizzard of challenges."
– CIA Director Leon Panetta
June 09, 2011"If you can find a good or service on the internet, then the federal government probably doesn't need to be doing it."
– Tim Pawlenty
June 08, 2011"America is absolutely awash with easily obtainable firearms. You can go down to a gun show at the local convention center and come away with a fully automatic assault rifle without a background check and, most likely, without having to show an identification card. So what are you waiting for?"
– American-born al-Qaeda spokesman Adam Gadahn, in a video