Say What? Archive

What a long, strange strip it's been

Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive.

  • August 08, 2019

    "Mitch McConnell knows less about Russia and Russian influence than I do, and I know nothing."
    -- Trump

  • August 07, 2019

    "The whole thing is a lie. If you were to assemble a list, a hierarchy of concerns, problems this country has, where would white supremacy be on the list? Right up there with Russia probably. It's actually not a problem in America...This is a hoax. Just like the Russia hoax. It's a conspiracy theory used to divide the country and keep a hold on power...I've lived here 50 years. I've never met anybody, not one person, who ascribes to white supremacy. I don't know a single person who thinks that's a good idea. They're making this up."
    -- Tucker Carlson

    "Too many are angered at the words of racism. This has been a big issue for the black community since the Civil War. But this has been solved, long ago, by our forefathers, for peace and love."
    -- actor Jon Voight

  • August 06, 2019

    "Why not place the blame [for mass shootings] where it belongs. The breakdown of the traditional American family...fatherlessness...violent video borders...recreational marijuana...failed school policies...disrespect to law enforcement...hatred of our veterans...professional athletes who hate our flag and National Anthem...[ignoring] the importance of God and the church...snowflakes...The list is long. And the fury will continue."
    -- Ohio State Rep. Candice Keller

    "The lack of thought and prayers is probably the single biggest factor in what is behind them."
    -- former Gov. Mike Huckabee

  • August 05, 2019

    "I think we need to focus more on memorials before we start the politics."
    -- Texas Gov. Abbott on El Paso shooting, the fourth mass killing in a week

    "Has been the subject of one of the greatest pieces of fraud -- I repeat the word 'fraud' -- on the American public by special interest groups that I have ever seen in my lifetime."
    -- former Supreme Court Justice Warren Burger on the Second Amendment, 1991

  • August 03, 2019

    "You vet for me...If you take a look at it, the vetting process for the White House is very good, but you're part of the vetting process, you know? I give out a name to the press, and they vet for me. We save a lot of money that way."
    -- Trump to reporters

  • August 02, 2019

    12,000,000,000 tons
    -- estimated amount of glacial ice that melted yesterday in Greenland's heatwave

    1 in 14
    -- estimated proportion of buildings in California that are at high or extreme risk of fire

  • August 01, 2019

    "The President of the United States has his own house style."
    -- Steve Bannon

    "Don Lemon...insinuated last night while asking a debate 'question' that I was a racist, when in fact I am 'the least racist person in the world.'"
    -- Trump in a tweet, quoting himself describing himself



  • July 31, 2019

    "I am the least racist person there is anywhere in the world... What I've done for African Americans in two and a half years, no president has been able to do anything like it..."
    -- Trump

    "He's a racist."
    -- Trump on Rep. Elijah Cummings

    -- percentage of black voters who think Trump is a racist

    "Everybody's called a racist now. The word is so overused, it's such a disgrace."
    -- Trump

  • July 30, 2019

    "You called yourself a nationalist. Some people saw that as emboldening white nationalists... that now the Republican Party is seen as supporting white nationalists because of your rhetoric. What do you make of that?"
    -- PBS Newshour's Yamiche Alcindor to Trump at press conference

    "Why do I have among the highest poll numbers with African-Americans?...That's such a racist question...What you said is so insulting to me...That's a very terrible thing that you said."
    -- Trump


  • July 29, 2019

    "Better to have a few rats than to be one."
    -- Baltimore Sun editorial board on Trump