June 10, 2010
- A d v e r t i s e m e n t
The top official at the American Civil Liberties Union seems to be losing patience with President Barack Obama and his administration.
Speaking at a conference of liberal activists Wednesday morning, ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero didn’t mince his words about the administration’s handling of civil liberties issues.
“I’m going to start provocatively … I’m disgusted with this president,” Romero told the America’s Future Now breakout session, according to blogger Marcy Wheeler of Firedoglake.com.
In an interview with POLITICO, Romero confirmed the gist of the quote, though he emphasized it wasn’t intended as an ad hominem attack.
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