Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
December 26, 2012"He wanted to be president less than anyone I've met in my life. He had no desire to...run. If he could have found someone else to take his place...he would have been ecstatic to step aside."
– Tagg Romney on his father Mitt
December 22, 2012"The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun...I call on Congress today, to act immediately to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every single school in this nation."
– Wayne LaPierre, at NRA press conference
December 21, 2012"I wish to God she had had an M-4 in her office."
– Rep. Louie Gohmert on Sandy Hook principal Dawn Hochspring
December 19, 2012"We think it is poor form for a politician or a special interest group to try to push a legislative agenda on the back of any tragedy."-- NRA, after 2008 Northern Illinois shootings"Now is not the time to debate politics or discuss policy."-- NRA, after 2009 Binghampton massacre"At this time, anything other than prayers for the victims and their families would be inappropriate."-- NRA, after 2011 shooting spree that wounded Gabrielle Giffords"There will be an appropriate time down the road to engage in political and policy discussions."-- NRA, after 2012 Aurora massacre"NRA will not have any comment."-- NRA, after 2012 Newtown massacre"
December 18, 2012"Wasn't the Connecticut killer just doing what abortionists do every day? It's a wonder we don't have more 20-year-old 'dads' doing what women and doctors have been an accomplice to for years in America. When you forget the Ten Commandments, people, this is what you get."
– Victoria Jackson
December 17, 2012"We ask why there is violence in our schools, but we have systematically removed God from our schools. Should we be so surprised that schools would become a place of carnage?"
– Mike Huckabee on Sandy Hook
December 15, 2012"Americans have an egalitarian approach to inequality: they want everyone to have an equal chance to become bettter off than everyone else."
– Louis Menand
December 14, 2012"He thinks ideologically: 'I must cripple the capitalist class; I must cripple the business owners; I must destroy the free enterprise system in America.'"
– Pat Robertson on President Obama
December 13, 2012"I'm telling you, Barack Hussein Obama has got to have a teleprompter because he fried his brain on drugs."
– former Texas GOP chair Cathie Adams
December 11, 2012"A lot of us are campaign officials -- or campaign professionals -- and we want to do everything we can to help our side. Sometimes we think that's voter ID, sometimes we think that's longer lines -- whatever it may be."
– GOP consultant Scott Tranter