Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive.
January 12, 2019
"When during the campaign I would say, 'Mexico's going to pay for it,' obviously I never said this and I never meant they're going to write out a check."
"And they don't come in at the checkpoints, which they do also."
January 11, 2019
"This is the most presidential I've seen President Trump. It was compelling, and everything he said was true."
-- Sen. Lindsey Graham, on Oval Office address
January 10, 2019
"Never give up. Don't allow it to happen. If there's a concrete wall in front of you, go through it, go over it, go around it, but get to the other side of that wall."
-- Trump, in 2004 Wagner College commencement address
January 09, 2019
"This wall should have been done by all the presidents that preceded me and they all know it. Some of them have told me that we should have done it."
-- Trump, making a claim that all four living former presidents have denied
January 08, 2019
"The Fake News Media in our Country is the real Opposition Party. It is truly the Enemy of the People! We must bring honesty back to journalism and reporting!"
-- Trump, yesterday
"We know that nearly 4,000 known or suspected terrorists come into our country illegally, and we know that our most vulnerable point of entry is at our Southern border."
-- WH Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders
"Do you know where those 4,000 people are captured? Airports...The State Department says that there hasn't been any terrorist that they've found coming across the southern border from Mexico."
-- Fox News' Chris Wallace, correcting Sanders
January 07, 2019
"Confidential legal communication. Not for publication."
-- title of email sent by classified-document-publisher Wikileaks to media organizations, listing 140 things reporters should not say about founder Julian Assange
January 06, 2019
"Horrible and dishonest reporting on almost everything they write. Hence the term Fake News, Enemy of the People, and Opposition Party!"
-- Trump on The New York Times
January 05, 2019
"I'm not going to say it's for leverage, but I'm not going to get a deal unless I do this."
-- Trump on shutdown
January 04, 2019
"I could be the most popular person in Europe. I could run for any office if I wanted to, but I don't want to."
January 03, 2019
"I had a meeting at the Pentagon with lots of generals. They were like from a movie. Better looking than Tom Cruise, and stronger. And I had more generals than I've ever seen, and we were at the bottom of this incredible room. I said, 'This is the greatest room I've ever seen.' I saw more computer boards than I think they make today."