The ACLU, which has claimed the release of the photos will help the American people decide whether the abuse was widespread, immediately criticized the decision.
"The Obama administration's adoption of the stonewalling tactics and opaque policies of the Bush administration flies in the face of the president's stated desire to restore the rule of law, to revive our moral standing in the world and to lead a transparent government," Anthony D. Romero, executive director of the ACLU, said in a statement.
"If the Obama administration continues down this path, it will betray not only its promises to the American people, but its commitment to this nation's most fundamental principles," he continued. "President Obama has said we should turn the page, but we cannot do that until we fully learn how this nation veered down the path of criminality and immorality, who allowed that to happen and whose lives were mutilated as a result.
"Releasing these photos -- as painful as it might be -- is a critical step toward that accounting," he added. "The American people deserve no less."
He is taking the advice of his Generals in an effort to protect his troops.
whay are you surprised? he said all along that he would take the advice of the generals.
Their safety is something the Liberals fail to recognize or care about.
it took a lot more votes than just the liberals to get obama elected. has it ever occured to you that maybe you are the one that is out of the mainstream?
what does a liberal tranny have to do with it?