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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner resigns --
but says he faced ´lynch mob´ hysteria

CNN, by Greg Botelho

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 8/24/2013 5:36:52 AM

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is resigning in the face of a torrent of sexual harassment claims -- though he´s not going out quietly. City Attorney Jan Goldsmith announced around 3:45 p.m. (6:45 p.m. ET) that the City Council, during a closed-door session, had accepted the terms of an agreement with Filner that was reached after three days of mediation talks. Filner submitted a "signed resignation" that "the city has accepted" in a 7-0 vote by council members, Goldsmith said. That resignation will take effect at 5 p.m. Friday, August 30. After that vote, Filner spoke at the City Council

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nevernaught, 8/24/2013 6:12:16 AM     (No. 9488765)

Great...he currently gets a Congressional retirement check. Now probably one from the City. Next he goes to work for TSA and gets to grope women as part of his job description. After that, another pension and a job well done certificate.

The Democrat Party had to know about his sordid history. I´d sue them too.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: strike3, 8/24/2013 6:55:54 AM     (No. 9488792)

The pathetic pervert just needs to go away but the MSM won´t let it happen. Before it´s over, they will turn him into the victim of some kind of discrimination.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: uno, 8/24/2013 7:20:02 AM     (No. 9488812)

Filthner probably copped three sympathy feels afterwards...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: FunOne, 8/24/2013 8:18:03 AM     (No. 9488898)

Fortunately for the liberal citizens of San Diego, the democrat party has an adequate supply of pervert politicians to step in and take his place.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 8/24/2013 8:19:49 AM     (No. 9488900)

His sort of contrition lasted about 30 seconds and he was off into a defiant rant, attacking those who had blown the whistle on him and those who had supported them.

An evil man, he is also a self-delusional fool. As the article winds up, this may not be over. The state is investigating the possibility of criminal charges and the fed is out there. Most of his transgressions occurred while he was a longtime congressman.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Salt5792, 8/24/2013 8:48:47 AM     (No. 9488940)

Article makes no mention of his political party. Must be an independent. /s

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Reply 7 - Posted by: PAdiva, 8/24/2013 9:13:07 AM     (No. 9488980)

Hey Bob, have you ever heard of the Anita Hill mantra? It´s the seriousness of the charge, not the nature of the evidence.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: provide, 8/24/2013 9:25:39 AM     (No. 9489000)

His supporters have a week to get his candidate papers ready for another office. Or maybe he could be assigned as deputy mayor.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 8/24/2013 10:34:26 AM     (No. 9489129)

Now the women who Bob Coppafeel Filner fondled, pawed and tongue licked are yet insulted more by paying taxes to give to the democrat pervert who cut a deal with the counsel to keep his pension which he can start to draw.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 8/24/2013 1:44:53 PM     (No. 9489376)

Thank God this will be off the front page so the media can tell us about the Republicans´ war on women.

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