Say What? Archive

What a long, strange strip it's been

Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive.

  • May 16, 2012

    "We shall not have any course but armed revolution should we fail with the power of the vote in November. This Republic cannot survive for 4 more years underneath this political socialist ideologue."
    -- Ponch McPhee, editor of the Green County, Virginia, Republican Committee newsletter
  • May 15, 2012

    "To this day it troubles me. What a senseless, stupid, idiotic thing to do."
    -- Thomas Buford, who witnessed a Romney-led attack on a gay teenager

    "It was vicious."
    -- Philip Maxwell, another witness

    "It was horrible. It's something I have thought about a lot since then."
    -- John Lauber, the student who was attacked

    "You know, I don't, I don't remember that particular incident."
    -- Mitt Romney
  • May 14, 2012

    "Call me cynical, but I didn't think his views on marriage could get any gayer."
    -- Rand Paul on President Obama
  • May 12, 2012

    "I got manually raped by a guy. This guy, it seemed to me, was getting off on it. And the tighter I got and the angrier I got, he just wanted to be a little more intimate, and go up here and down there."
    -- Gerlado Rivera, about a TSA agent
  • May 11, 2012

    "Has shaken his fist at the same God who created and defined marriage...A sad day for America."
    -- Rev. Franklin Graham on Obama
  • May 10, 2012

    "Bipartisanship ought to consist of Democrats coming to the Republican point of view."
    -- Senatorial candidate Richard Mourdock, winner of the Indiana GOP primary
  • May 08, 2012

    "If General Motors, Ford and Chrysler get the bailout that their chief executives asked for yesterday, you can kiss the American automotive industry goodbye."
    -- Mitt Romney, 2008

    "Bailout of enterprises that are in trouble, that's not the way to go. I know President Bush started it with the auto industry. I thought it was a mistake."
    -- Mitt Romey, 2009

    "I pushed the idea of a managed bankruptcy, and finally when that was done, and help was given, the companies got back on their feet. So, I'll take a lot of credit for the fact that this industry has come back."
    -- Mitt Romney, 2012
  • May 08, 2012

    "There is a wild and crazy man inside there."
    -- Ann Romney on husband Mitt
  • May 07, 2012

    Total advertising revenue of the U.S. newspaper industry in 2011: $23,900,000,000.

    Of Google: $36,500,000,000.

    -- from May 2012 Harper's Index
  • May 03, 2012

    "I'm not totally certain I will get to the moon colony."
    -- Newt Gingrich, finally suspending his campaign