Man, there is some kick-ass amnesia running around DC these days. First, no one's really that close a friend with Tom DeLay. Then it's "Jack who?" And now:
At today’s press conference Scott McClellan claimed he has never heard reports that the United States sent detainees to Syria, where they were tortured:
QUESTION: There are allegations that we sent people to Syria to be tortured…
MCCLELLAN: To Syria?
QUESTION: Yes. You’ve never heard of any allegations like that?
MCCLELLAN: No, I’ve never heard that one. That’s a new one.
QUESTION: Syria? You haven’t heard that?
MCCLELLAN: That’s a new one.
QUESTION: Well, I can assure you it’s been well publicized. My question is…
MCCLELLAN: By what, bloggers?
The detainee in question would be, of course, Canadian citizen Maher Arar. Or as he's now known in the Bush administration, "Maher who?"