Say What? Archive

What a long, strange strip it's been

Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive.

  • December 09, 2019

    "In areas where there's tremendous amounts of water -- where the water rushes out to sea because you could never handle it -- you turn on the faucet and you don't get any water...People are flushing toilets 10 times, 15 times... So EPA is looking into that very strongly, at my suggestion...They have standards; you can't wash your hands, practically, so little water comes out of the faucet...You have many states where they have so much water -- it comes down, it's called rain -- that they don't know what to do with it."
    -- Trump on water efficiency standards

  • December 08, 2019

    "Right now in a number of states the laws allow a baby to be born from his or her mother's womb in the ninth month. It is wrong. It has to change."
    -- Trump

  • December 07, 2019

    "As you know, your impeachment inquiry is completely baseless and has violated basic principles of due process and fundamental fairness... You should end this inquiry now."
    -- WH counsel Pat Cipollone, writing yesterday to inform House Judiciary Committee chairman Gerrold Nadler that Trump rejects his option to participate in committee hearings

    "It's a hoax. It's a hoax. It's a big fat hoax."
    -- Trump, on Thursday

    "We gave President Trump a fair opportunity to question witnesses and present his own to address the overwhelming evidence before us. After listening to him complain about the impeachment process, we had hoped that he might accept our invitation."
    -- Nadler in response to Cipollone's letter


  • December 06, 2019

    "[He] likes sending rockets up, doesn't he? I call him 'rocket man.'"
    -- Trump on Kim Jung Un, on Tuesday

    "If any language and expressions stoking the atmosphere of confrontation are used once again on purpose at a crucial moment as now, that must really be diagnosed as the relapse of the dotage of a dotard."
    -- Choe Son Hui, NK First Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, on Trump comment

  • December 05, 2019

    "I learn nothing from Adam Schiff. I think he's a maniac. I think Adam Schiff is a deranged human being. I think he grew up with a complex, for lots of reasons that are obvious. I think he's a very sick man and he lies."
    -- Trump, at NATO summit

  • December 04, 2019

    "Reads like the ramblings of a basement blogger..."
    -- WH Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham on House Intelligence Committee impeachment report

    "Our investigation determined that this telephone call was neither the start nor the end of President Trump's efforts to bend U.S. foreign policy for his personal gain...Senior U.S. officials, including the Vice President, the Secretary of State, the Acting Chief of Staff, the Secretary of Energy, and others were either knowledgeable of or active participants in an effort to extract from a foreign nation the personal benefits sought by the President."
    -- from the report

    "I had legal scholars looking at the transcripts [of the Zelensky phone call] the other day and they said, 'These are absolutely perfect.'"
    -- Trump

  • December 03, 2019

    "Russia didn't hack our democracy...What makes Vladimir Putin worse than, I don't know, a whole long list of American allies?...For Chuck Todd and the rest of the dummies, Vladimir Putin isn't a real person with actual ideas and priorities and a country and beliefs...The irony, of course, is that Putin, for all his faults, does not hate America as much as these people do."
    -- Fox News host Tucker Carlson

    "Every elected official in the Ukraine was for Hillary Clinton. Is that very different than the Russians being for Donald Trump?"
    -- Sen. Richard Burr, chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee


  • December 02, 2019

    "A nation full of lovable Mr. Rogers [types] is a nation suitable for four-year-olds and three-year-olds who are controlled by soft-spoken sweet-talking all-powerful government authorities. If you really want to have a beautiful day in the neighborhood, call John Wayne, and tell him to bring his guns."
    -- Daily Wire host Andrew Klavan

  • December 01, 2019

    "The whole Russia thing was a hoax, and the Ukraine thing is a hoax, and the Democrats are a joke."
    -- Trump

  • November 30, 2019

    -- Trump on impeachment inquiry

    "The whole Russia thing was a Hoax...They had nothing."
    -- Trump on Mueller investigation, which resulted in felony convictions for Trump's former campaign chairman, deputy campaign chairman, personal lawyer, first national security adviser, and longtime political advisor, among others