Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
August 28, 2017
"With Mexico being one of the highest crime Nations in the world, we must have THE WALL. Mexico will pay for it through reimbursement/other."
-- Trump tweet, on Sunday
"As the Mexican government has always stated, our country will not pay, under any circumstances, for a wall or physical barrier built on U.S. territory along the Mexican border."
-- official statement in response
August 27, 2017
"Corneliu Zelea Codreanu."
-- face and name on t-shirt worn in Charlottesville by Unite the Right rally leader Matthew Heimbach; Codreanu was a Romanian fascist leader of the pogroms in Romania that killed tens of thousands of Jews during the 1930s and Holocaust
August 26, 2017
"I don't do Twitter-storms."
August 25, 2017
"My skin crawled."
-- Hillary Clinton, on sharing debate stage with Trump
August 24, 2017
"Honestly, these are really, really dishonest people. And they are bad people. And I really think they don't like our country. I really believe that."
-- Trump on the news media, at Phoenix rally
"We are one people with one home and one great flag. We are not defined by the color of our skin, the figure on our paycheck, or the party of our politics. We are defined by our shared humanity, by our citizenship and this magnificent nation, and by the love that fills our hearts."
-- Trump, the following night
August 23, 2017
"The only thing giving a platform to these hate groups is the media itself and the fake news. I really don't think they like our country. I really believe that... By the way, they are trying to take away our history and our heritage."
"Downright scary and disturbing. I really question his ability to be -- his fitness to be -- in this office, and I also am beginning to wonder about his motivation for it."
-- former director of national intelligence James Clapper
August 22, 2017
"All my life I've heard that decisions are much different when you sit behind the desk in the Oval Office -- in other words, when you're president of the United States."
August 21, 2017
"The celebratory nature of the eclipse brings to my mind the Babylonian King Belshazzar who threw a drunken feast the night the Medes and Persians crept under the city gate. While Belshazzar and his friends partied, they were oblivious to the impending danger. Belshazzar wound up dead the next day, and the Babylonian empire was destroyed."
-- evangelist Anne Graham Lotz, daught of Billy Graham
August 20, 2017
"Sometimes protest is needed in order to heel, and heel we will!"
-- from Trump tweet
August 19, 2017
"If there's any confusion out there, let me clear it up: I'm leaving the White House and going to war for Trump against his opponents -- on Capitol Hill, in the media, and in corporate America...I feel jacked up. Now I'm free. I've got my hands back on my weapons. Someone said, 'It's Bannon the Barbarian.' I am definitely going to crush the opposition."
-- Steve Bannon
"Winter is here."
-- Bannon associate