Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive.
July 03, 2019
"We never had this in our lives before in this country...It's a phenomena that started two years ago. It's disgraceful. I'm going to maybe -- and I'm looking at it very seriously -- we may intercede. We may do something to get that whole thing cleaned up. It's inappropriate."
-- New Yorker Donald Trump, on homelessness
July 02, 2019
"The current president truly believes that he's the Chosen One. He cannot deal with criticism."
-- Tucker Carlson, during the Obama administration
July 01, 2019
"You've got to be honest about what it means to lead a country. It means killing people. Not on the scale that North Koreans do, but a lot of countries commit atrocities, including a number that we're closely allied with."
-- Tucker Carlson
"I think there's probably a point at which the guy who wants to meet with Dennis Rodman and loves NBA basketball and loves western pop culture, probably doesn't love being the guy that has to murder his people all day long. Probably wants some normalization And let's give it to him if we can make the world safer."
-- 'Fox & Friends' co-host Pete Hegseth
June 30, 2019
"Well, it has been something that they've done for a long period of time. I mean, you know, there aren't that many ways you're going to get people to schools...It is certainly a primary method of getting people to schools."
-- Trump, asked if he sees busing as a "viable way of integrating schools"
June 29, 2019
"Get rid of them. 'Fake news' is a great term, isn't it? You don't have this problem in Russia, but we do."
-- Trump on journalists
"We also have. It's the same."
June 28, 2019
"Don't meddle in the election. Don't meddle in the election."
-- Trump, smiling and wagging finger at Putin, who, along with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, then laughed
June 27, 2019
"I will have a very good conversation with him. What I say to him is none of your business."
-- Trump, asked about his meeting with Putin at G-20 Summit this weekend
June 26, 2019
"The reports of conditions for migrant children at the border should shock all of our consciences. Those created in the image of God should be treated with dignity and compassion, especially those seeking refuge from violence back home."
-- Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention
"Who are you? Have you ever made payroll? Have you ever built an organization of any type from scratch? What gives you the authority to speak on any issue? I'm being serious. You're nothing but an employee -- a bureaucrat."
-- Jerry Falwell Jr., head of Liberty University, in response
June 25, 2019
"No. 1, she's not my type. No. 2, it never happened."
-- Trump, on journalist E. Jean Carroll accusation that he raped her in the 1990s
June 24, 2019
"This has been happening long before I got there. You know, under President Obama you had [family] separation. I was the one that ended it... I ended separation. I inherited separation from President Obama."