What I Learned From Today’s State Department Briefing

The State Department’s chief spokesman doesn’t know a lot about what’s gone on at Guantanamo Bay:

QUESTION: Is the administration aware of a hunger strike that was held at Guantanamo Bay over Koranic desecration, one that led to an apology being issued by a senior U.S. officer over the camp’s loud speaker?

BOUCHER: I don’t know exactly when you’re talking about. There have been, I think, various reports and issues that have been looked into.

The State Department admits there may have been some problems. The State Department doesn’t know for sure. But if there were problems they’ve fixed them:


BOUCHER: If there were lapses, I’m sure they corrected them.