Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive.
November 20, 2019
"They go up, they ring doorbells, they talk to people. How many toilets do they have, how many desks, how many beds? What's their roof made of?"
-- Trump, characterizing the 2020 census
November 19, 2019
"I wish my name was Hunter Biden. I could go abroad, make millions off of my father's presidency. I'd be a really rich guy. It would be incredible."
-- Donald Trump Jr.
"My son is coming out with a new book, Triggered: How the Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence Us -- available tomorrow, November 5th. A great new book that I highly recommend for ALL to read. Go order it today!"
-- Trump tweet
"The RNC is giving away signed Donald Trump Jr. books to donors. (This is a tactic that helps boost reported sales.)"
-- AP reporter Zeke Miller on Triggered, which appears at #1 on the NYT Nonfiction Bestseller List with a footnote, indicating "institutional, special interest, group or bulk purchases"
November 18, 2019
-- particles of plastic ingested by average human every year, according to recent Environmental Science and Technology study; estimated by CNN to be equivalent to eating a credit card every week
November 17, 2019
"As Nero is burning Rome you're trying to figure out if the Fire Department is to blame."
-- Rudy Giuliani, when asked about his relationship with Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, going on to explain that he was comparing Nero to former vice president Joe Biden
November 16, 2019
"America hired Donald Trump to fire people like the first three witnesses we've seen. Career government bureaucrats and nothing more."
-- Donald Trump Jr.
November 15, 2019
"A pitiful, ignorant, insubordinate gossip with no trustworthy information."
-- former Trump Russia probe lawyer John Dowd (now representing Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman) on Ambassador Blll Taylor, who testified at Wednesday's impeachment hearing
"Little Shifty Schiff. He's got the little 10-inch neck. 'What size shirts do you need, Adam?' 'I wear a size nine.' Nine. He will not make the LSU football team, that I can tell you."
-- Trump, at a rally last night
November 14, 2019
"You're talking about the witch hunt? It hear it's a joke...This is a sham. And it shouldn't be allowed. It was a situation that was caused by people that shouldn't have allowed it to happen."
-- Trump, asked about yesterday's hearing
"They said it's all third-hand information. Nothing direct at all. It can't be direct because I never said it. And all they have to do is look very, very simply at the transcript...This was analyzed by great lawyers. This was analyzed by [Fox News'] Gregg Jarrett. It was analyzed by [radio host] Mark Levin. It was analyzed by everybody. They said that the whole call that I made...was a perfect one."
November 13, 2019
"You know why I [bash the media]? I do it to discredit you all and demean you all so when you write negative stories about me no one will believe you."
-- Trump, 2016
"I just told 'em I've gotta come over and see the Fake News. Let's go."
-- Trump, as he approached a group of reporters last week
"Everything you are going to see in the next two weeks is rigged. This is a phony show trial...Another fraudulent hoax conspiracy theory. It is another Witch Hunt."
-- Trump yesterday
November 12, 2019
"Can we just get rid of the judges? Let's get rid of the f***ing judges. There shouldn't be any at all, really."
-- President Donald Trump, according to Anonymous
November 11, 2019
"The president put forth the transcript. So, everything is in the transcript for the American people. We stand by the transcript."
-- Ivanka Trump