By Nat Hentoff at The Village Voice
A Rigged Board Election at the NYCLU?
Michael Meyers, a nationally recognized civil rights and civil liberties leader, appears regularly in the New York Post. The headline on his July 15 column was "Hypocrites!" The subhead: "N.Y.'s 'free-speech' elite just purged this gadfly."
Mike began his account of his "deelection" from the board of the New York Civil Liberties Union by saying: "I insisted on speaking my mind, which offended the 'free-speech' mavens. So I got clobbered by insiders in a sneak contested election that was fraught with suppressed ballots and election irregularities...