Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
September 18, 2016"I think Donald Trump is a very generous man, to have employed tens of thousands of people, both genders certainly, from all walks of life, over the years."-- Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, when asked by CNN's Alisyn Camerota for proof that Trump has given "tens of millions" to charity"But that's not charity. I mean, employment is not charity."-- Camerota"It's pretty darn impressive."-- Conway"
September 17, 2016"[Hillary Clinton is] very much against the Second Amendment. She wants to destroy your Second Amendment. Guns, guns, guns, right? I think what we should do is, she goes around with armed bodyguards like you have never seen before. I think that her bodyguards should drop all weapons...they should disarm immediately. Take their guns away. She doesn't want guns. Let's see what happens to her. Take their guns away, okay, it would be very dangerous."
– Donald Trump
September 16, 2016"I don't know. Was it a birth certificate? You tell me. Some people say that was not his birth certificate. I'm saying I don't know. Nobody knows."-- Donald Trump in 2013, two years after President Obama released his long form birth certificate"I don't know. I really don't know."-- Trump, asked if he thinks Obama was born in the U.S., 2015"I'll answer that question at the right time. I just don't want to answer it yet."-- Trump, asked this week by the Washington Post if he still believes Obama was not born in the U.S."
September 15, 2016"As a businessman and a very substantial donor to very important people, when you give, they do whatever the hell you want them to do."-- Donald Trump, 2015"I've given to everybody. Because that was my job. I gotta give to them... Because when I want something, I get it. When I call, they kiss my ass."-- Trump, 2016"
September 14, 2016"The roots of the tree of liberty are watered by what? The blood -- of who? The tyrants to be sure, but who else? The patriots... It may be that of those in this room... I have nine children. It breaks my heart to think that it might be their blood is needed to redeem something, to reclaim something that we, through our apathy and our indifference, have given away."
– KY Gov. Matt Bevin, speaking at Values Voter Summit on how America could survive a Clinton victory
September 13, 2016"One more example of Hillary Clinton's catastrophic failures as secretary of state."-- Donald Trump on North Korea nuke test"What I would do very simply is say, 'China, this is your baby. This is your problem. You solve the problem.' China can solve that problem."-- Trump on North Korea"
September 12, 2016"Of course it's legal. It's a war. Until the war is over, anything is legal."
– Rudy Giuliani, lawyer and former U.S. attorney, defending Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. should have seized Iraq's oilfields after the 2003 invasion
September 11, 2016"Do you think Hillary looks presidential? I don't think so. And I'm not going to say it, because I'm not allowed to say it because I want to be politically correct."
– Donald Trump
September 09, 2016"[Hillary Clinton] could walk into this arena right now and shoot somebody, with 20,000 people watching, right smack in the middle of the heart, and she wouldn't be prosecuted."
– Donald Trump
September 09, 2016"I do know what to do and I would know how to bring ISIS to the table or, beyond that, defeat ISIS very quickly...All I can tell you -- it is a foolproof way of winning."-- Donald Trump, June 2015"I know more about ISIS than the generals do, believe me."-- Trump, November 2015"Under the leadership of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton the generals have been reduced to rubble. They have been reduced to a point that's embarrassing for our country."-- Trump, September 2016"We're going to convene my top generals and give them a simple instruction: 'You will have 30 days to submit to the Oval Office a plan for soundly and quickly defeating ISIS.' We have no choice."-- Trump, September 2016"