Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
May 24, 2017"I just want to congratulate you because I am hearing of the unbelievable job on the drug problem."
– Trump to Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, whose extrajudicial offensive has involved vigilantes and police officers killing an estimated 9,000 people
May 23, 2017"I won't call them 'monsters' because they would like that term. They would think that is a great name. I will call them, from now on, 'losers' because that's what they are: losers."
– Trump on Manchester terrorists
May 22, 2017"Every day he looks more and more like a complete moron. I can't see Trump resigning or even being impeached, but at this point I wish he'd grow a brain and then be the man that he sold himself as on the campaign."
– senior Trump administration official to The Daily Beast
May 21, 2017"We've got this perverse situation in which the vast analytic powers of the entire world are being spent trying to understand a guy whose thoughts are often just six fireflies beeping randomly in a jar."
– David Brooks
May 19, 2017"I just fired the head of the FBI. He was crazy, a real nut-job. I faced great pressure because of Russia. That's taken off."-- Trump to Russian officials, the day after firing Comey"If Donald Trump gets impeached, he will have one person to blame: Donald Trump...He has a competent comms staff. But they can't do their jobs because he keeps running his mouth."-- senior Trump Administration official to The Daily Beast"
May 19, 2017"This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history."-- Trump, on the appointment of Robert Mueller as Special Counsel for the Russia Investigation"[President Obama] doesn't have a birth certificate, or if he does, there's something on that certificate that is very bad for him. Now, somebody told me -- and I have no idea if this is bad for him or not, but perhaps it would be -- that where it says 'religion,' it might have 'Muslim.' And if you're a Muslim, you don't change your religion, by the way."-- Trump, 2011"
May 18, 2017"This is a scandal with no video, with no audio, with no sex, with no money, with no dead bodies. It's a boring scandal. No one knows the deputy AG's name. Nobody can pronounce the Russian defense minister's name. There's memos -- which memo and who said what memo to who. No one is emotionally invested or can even understand this story."
– Fox News host Jesse Watters on Russiagate
May 17, 2017"Blech, I need to take a shower."
– Kellyanne Conway, after defending Trump on 'Morning Joe' during the campaign, according to Mika Brzezinski
May 16, 2017"I get great intel."
– Trump, bragging to Russian officials before sharing it
May 15, 2017"When I decided to [fire Comey], I said to myself, I said 'You know, this Russian thing with Trump and Russia... is a made up story, it's an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election.'"-- Trump"I thought this would be a very popular thing that I did when I terminated Comey."-- Trump"