Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive.
May 04, 2019
"He sort of smiled when he said something to the effect that [the Mueller investigation] started off as a mountain and it ended up being a mouse."
-- Trump on his phone call with Putin
May 03, 2019
"I'm living rent-free inside of Donald Trump's brain, and it's not a very nice place to be."
-- Hillary Clinton
May 02, 2019
"I don't know whether Bob Mueller supported my conclusion."
-- Attorney General William Barr to Senate Appropriations Committee on April 10, despite having received Mueller's letter of March 27
"Amoral leaders have a way of revealing the character of those around them... Mr. Trump eats your soul in small bites."
-- former FBI Director James Comey
May 01, 2019
"There has never been and probably never will be a movement like this again. Only God could deliver such a savior to our nation and only God could allow me to help. God bless America!"
-- Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale
April 30, 2019
"I'm so young. I can't believe it. I'm the youngest person. I'm a young, vibrant man."
April 29, 2019
"I think the notion that this president obstructed justice is absurd. I can't think of one thing that President Trump did to stop Mueller from doing his job."
-- Sen. Lindsey Graham
"Trump's obstruction of justice and frankly, more importantly, Trump's dereliction of duty in failing to address the issue of Russian interference in our electoral processes, are by themselves grounds for his impeachment...Add to that his recalcitrance in responding to Mueller and his stonewalling of congressional investigations and the case becomes...much more compelling than that which attended the [impeachment] recommendation with respect to Clinton. Trump's efforts [to control the narrative, tamper with witnesses, create a false impression for the American people and a false impression for the investigation] are blunter [than those of Clinton] by a thousandfold."
-- Paul Rosenzweig, senior counsel to Ken Starr
April 28, 2019
"We're sending many of the [detained would-be immigrants] to sanctuary cities, thank you very much. They're not too happy about it. I'm proud to tell you that was actually my sick idea."
April 27, 2019
"They tried for a coup, didn't work out so well. And I didn't need a gun for that one, did I...You've been watching, you've been seeing, you've been looking at things you wouldn't have thought possible in our country. Corruption at the highest level, a disgrace..."
-- Trump to NRA
April 26, 2019
"This was a coup. Bigger than Watergate, because it means so much. This wasn't stealing information from an office in the Watergate apartments. This was an attempted coup. Like a Third World country and inconceivable...An attempted overthrow of the United States government."
-- Trump on Mueller investigation, which concluded that the Russian government "interfered in the 2016 presidential election in sweeping and systematic fashion"
April 25, 2019
"Constantly going after me on nonsense."
-- Trump on Dems
"The Mueller report revealed that Trump is a one-man crime wave...For the good of the country, if he had the self-awareness that Richard Nixon did, he would resign."
-- 2020 GOP primary challenger and former MA Gov. William Weld