Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive.
November 26, 2019
"Thank God nobody is accusing us anymore of interfering in the U.S. election. Now they're accusing Ukraine."
-- Vladimir Putin, gloating recently over his successful disinformation campaign
November 25, 2019
"God's used imperfect people all through history. King David wasn't perfect. Saul wasn't perfect. Solomon wasn't perfect. And I actually gave the president a little one-pager about those Old Testament kings about a month ago."
-- Secretary of Energy Rick Perry
"What he has withstood is unlike what really any other mortal could understand."
-- 'Fox & Friends' co-host Pete Hegseth on Trump
November 24, 2019
"They've looked like fools over the past five days...Adam Schiff is a sick puppy."
-- Trump on Democrats at impeachment hearings
"This call was flawless, it was appropriate, it was perfect, it was nice. It was everything."
-- Trump on phone conversation with Zelensky
November 23, 2019
"The ambassador, the woman, she wouldn't even put up [my picture in the embassy] -- she's an Obama person. I said, 'Why are you being so kind?' 'Well sir, she's a woman. We have to be nice.'"
-- Trump on former Ukraine ambassador Marie Yovanovitch
"Kellyanne is great, but she's married to a total whack job. She must have done a number on him. I don't know what Kellyanne did to that guy... She must have done some bad things to him because that guy's crazy."
-- Trump on adviser Kellyanne Conway and George Conway
November 22, 2019
"Impeachment Witch Hunt is now OVER!"
"If the president said, you know, 'I'll give you the money but you gotta investigate Joe Biden,' that is really off-the-rails wrong."
-- Fox and Friends co-host Steve Doucy, 9/24
"Everyone was in the loop. It was no secret...We followed the president's orders."
-- Ambassador Gordon Sondland
November 21, 2019
"I think it was fantastic...Not only did we win today, it's over."
-- Trump on impeachment hearing testimony by Ambassador Gordon Sondland
November 20, 2019
"They go up, they ring doorbells, they talk to people. How many toilets do they have, how many desks, how many beds? What's their roof made of?"
-- Trump, characterizing the 2020 census
November 19, 2019
"I wish my name was Hunter Biden. I could go abroad, make millions off of my father's presidency. I'd be a really rich guy. It would be incredible."
-- Donald Trump Jr.
"My son is coming out with a new book, Triggered: How the Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence Us -- available tomorrow, November 5th. A great new book that I highly recommend for ALL to read. Go order it today!"
-- Trump tweet
"The RNC is giving away signed Donald Trump Jr. books to donors. (This is a tactic that helps boost reported sales.)"
-- AP reporter Zeke Miller on Triggered, which appears at #1 on the NYT Nonfiction Bestseller List with a footnote, indicating "institutional, special interest, group or bulk purchases"
November 18, 2019
-- particles of plastic ingested by average human every year, according to recent Environmental Science and Technology study; estimated by CNN to be equivalent to eating a credit card every week
November 17, 2019
"As Nero is burning Rome you're trying to figure out if the Fire Department is to blame."
-- Rudy Giuliani, when asked about his relationship with Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, going on to explain that he was comparing Nero to former vice president Joe Biden