Say What? Archive

What a long, strange strip it's been

Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive.

  • February 16, 2019

    "I didn't need to do this."
    -- Trump on declaring a national state of emergency

    "The only national emergency is that our president is an idiot."
    -- Ann Coulter

  • February 15, 2019

    "Is in very good health and I anticipate he will remain so for the duration of his Presidency, and beyond."
    -- Dr. Sean Conley, Trump's personal physician, on the president's annual physical

  • February 14, 2019

    "It would shut down a little thing called air travel...You're not allowed to own cows any more!...It sounds like a high school paper that got a low mark."
    -- Trump on Green New Deal 

  • February 13, 2019

    "[Beto O'Rourke] challenged us, so we have let's say 35,000 people tonight, and he has 200 people, 300 people -- not too good. In fact I would say that may be the end of his presidential bid."
    -- Trump at rally in El Paso

    10,000 - 15,000.  
    -- Bloomberg News estimate of attendance at O'Rourke's rally

    6,500 inside, 10-12,000 outside.
    -- El Paso Fire Department and NBC estimate of attendance at Trump rally

  • February 12, 2019

    "You know, some of the most dishonest people in media are the so-called fact-checkers."
    -- Trump

    "They're full of crap when the claim [the El Paso border barrier] hasn't made a big difference..."
    -- Trump

  • February 11, 2019

    "No President ever worked harder than me (cleaning up the mess I inherited)...I probably work more hours than almost any past President."
    -- Trump

  • February 10, 2019

    "Today Elizabeth Warren, sometimes referred to by me as Pocahontas, joined the race for President. Will she run as our first Native American presidential candidate?...See you on the campaign TRAIL, Liz!"
    -- Trump

    "Savage!!! Love my President."
    -- Donald Trump Jr.

  • February 09, 2019

    "In your capacity as acting Attorney General, have you ever been asked to approve any request or action to be taken by the special counsel?"
    -- House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler to Matthew Whitaker

    "Mr. Chairman, I see that your five minutes is up."
    -- Whitaker

  • February 08, 2019

    "I wasn't sleeping. I was trying not to scream."

    -- Sen. Debbie Stabenaw on having her eyes closed during SOTU
  • February 07, 2019

    Jack Shafer on WaPo Super Bowl ad:

    "Let's imagine Bezos had spent the $10.5 million on reporters instead. He could add 10 to the Post's staff at $100,000 a year for 10 years and still have money left over to buy several tankers filled with coffee and a semi-tractor loaded with donuts."