Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive.
May 26, 2019
"I sat on that stage between Bernie and John McCain, and John McCain kept reciting to me names of dictators during [Trump's inauguration] speech because he knew more than any of us what we were facing as a nation...He knew this man more than any of us did."
-- Sen. Amy Klobuchar
May 25, 2019
"I'm an extremely stable genius, okay?"
May 24, 2019
"Crazy Nancy -- I've been watching her for a long period of time. She's not the same person. She's lost it...She is a mess."
-- Trump, referring to doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with her voice speed and pitch altered, which is circulating on social media
"Nancy Pelosi wants an apology for a [video] caricature exaggerating her already halting speech pattern. First she should withdraw her charge which hurts our entire nation when she says the President needs an 'intervention.'"
-- Rudy Giuliani
May 23, 2019
"I don't do cover-ups."
May 22, 2019
"The baby is born. The mother meets with the doctor. They take care of the baby. They wrap the baby beautifully. And then the doctor and the mother determine whether or not they will execute the baby."
May 21, 2019
"Hard to believe that Fox News is wasting time on Mayor Pete. Fox is moving more and more to the losing (wrong) side in covering the Dems."
May 20, 2019
"Attorney General Barr has deliberately misrepresented Mueller's report...Contrary to Barr's portrayal, Mueller's report reveals that President Trump engaged in specific actions and a pattern of behavior that meet the threshold for impeachment... I offer these conclusions only after having read Mueller's redacted report carefully and completely... Few members of Congress have read the report."
-- Rep. Justin Amash
"Loser...Total lightweight...If he actually read the biased Mueller Report 'composed' by 18 Angry Dems who hated Trump he would see that it was nevertheless strong on NO COLLUSION and, ultimately, NO OBSTRUCTION."
-- Trump, in response
"[If we] had confidence after a thorough investigation of the facts that the President clearly did not commit obstruction of justice, we would so state. Based on the facts and the applicable legal standards, however, we are unable to reach that judgment."
-- Mueller report
May 17, 2019
-- Trump, asked if we are going to war with Iran
May 16, 2019
"A man and woman can have sex and you can take her straight into a clinic and determine [if] an egg and sperm came together."
-- AL Rep. Terri Collins, sponsor of abortion ban bill, describing a non-existent test
"Part of that treatment would be removing the embryo from the fallopian tube and then reinserting it into the uterus. So, that's defined as not an abortion under this bill."
-- Ohio Rep. John Becker, sponsor of an anti-abortion bill, describing a non-existent medical procedure for ectopic pregnancy
"...if a woman had a miscarriage, she would be pulled into an investigation."
-- provision of just-passed Alabama bill
May 15, 2019
"It's not clear what she was convicted of or what crime she committed."
-- Vladimir Putin on Maria Butina, who pleaded guilty to trying to infiltrate conservative political circles and promote Russian interests before and after the 2016 election