Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive.
January 02, 2019
"I would like to discuss with you the possibility of trading my services to perform maintenance (e.g. painting, carpentry work) in exchange for partial rent payments..."
-- from sample letter tweeted as a suggestion by U.S. Office of Personnel Management to furloughed federal employees
January 01, 2019
"2019 will be a fantastic year for those not suffering from Trump Derangement Syndrome. Just calm down and enjoy the ride..."
December 31, 2018
"We have won against ISIS...We won...We have defeated ISIS in Syria."
-- Trump announcing withdrawal, 12/19
"To say they're defeated is an overstatement and is fake news...This is a stain on the honor of the United States."
-- Sen. Lindsey Graham, 12/19
"Nobody thinks ISIS is defeated. Nobody who understands..."
-- 'Fox & Friends' co-host Brian Kilmeade, 12/20
"If anybody but Donald Trump did what I did in Syria, which was an ISIS loaded mess when I became President, they would be a national hero."
-- Trump, 12/31
December 30, 2018
"...What we had to go through, with the darkened plane, with all the windows closed, with no lights on whatsoever anywhere. Pitch black. I've never seen anything like it."
-- Trump, on his journey to Iraq
December 29, 2018
"Do the Dems realize that most of the people not getting paid are Democrats?"
-- Trump on government shutdown
December 28, 2018
"We're no longer the suckers, folks."
-- Trump, in Iraq speaking to troops
December 27, 2018
"You haven't gotten [a raise] in more than ten years. More than ten years. And we got you a big one. I got you a big one...I said no, make it ten percent. Make it more than ten percent. Because it's been a long time...So congratulations."
-- Trump, in Iraq, speaking to troops about military pay, which has increased every year except one for 30 years, and which is going up by 2.6%, the largest increase in nine years
December 26, 2018
"The moment I found out Trump could tweet himself was comparable to the moment in 'Jurassic Park' when Dr. Grant realized that velociraptors could open doors. I was like, 'Oh no.'"
-- Justin McConney, the Trump Organization's director of social media from 2011 to 2017
December 25, 2018
"It's a disgrace what's happening in our country, but other than that, I wish everybody a very Merry Christmas."
December 25, 2018
"I am all alone (poor me) in the White House waiting for the Democrats to come back and make a deal on desperately needed Border Security."
-- Trump Christmas Eve tweet