Say What? Archive

What a long, strange strip it's been

Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive.

  • April 07, 2011

    The culture of major league baseball is a jumbo platter of deep-fried masculinity: it's like a y-chromosome throwing a bachelor party for a penis with a beard.
    -- Sam Anderson
  • April 06, 2011

    During the flight here, between our countries, it did not escape me that Japan lies about halfway between my Alaska home and India.
    -- Sarah Palin
  • April 05, 2011

    We will definitely not burn the Koran...Not today, not ever.
    -- Terry Jones, of the Dove World Outreach church, 9/11/10
    It is not that we burn the Koran with some type of vindictive motive...We do not even burn it with great pleasure or any pleasure at all. We burn it because we feel a deep obligation to stay with the court system of America. The court system of America does not allow convicted criminals to go free.
    -- Terry Jones, after livestreaming the Koran's "trial"
    If you want to be technical, I guess we broke our word. We thought twice about it.
    -- Terry Jones, this week
  • April 04, 2011

    Free speech is great, but we're in a war.
    -- Sen. Lindsey Graham
  • April 01, 2011

    Maybe it says he's a Muslim. I don't know.
    -- Donald Trump, on Obama's <a title="Snopes" href="">birth certificate</a><br />
    Personally, I think it is brilliant.
    -- Trump advisor Roger Stone, on raising the birth certificate issue
  • March 31, 2011

    The reason Social Security is in trouble is that we don't have enough workers to support the retirees...Well, a third of all the young people in America are not in America today because of abortion.
    -- Rick Santorum
  • March 29, 2011

    Are we at war? I haven't heard the president say that we are at war. And that's why I too am not knowing do we use the term intervention? Do we use war? Do we use squirmish? What is it?
    -- Sarah Palin
  • March 29, 2011

    I am convinced that if we do not decisively win the struggle over the nature of America, by the time [my grandchildren are] my age they will be in a secular atheist country, potentially one dominated by radical Islamists and with no understanding of what it once meant to be an American.
    -- Newt Gingrich
  • March 28, 2011

    I'm just asking President Obama to show the public his birth certificate. Why's he making an issue out of this?
    -- Donald Trump
  • March 26, 2011

    I hear that a new order of Knighthood is on the tapis -- O.M.G. (Oh! My God!) -- Shower it on the Admiralty!
    British Admiral John Arbuthnot Fisher in a 1917 letter to Winston Churchill -- the earliest known use of the acronym