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Ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner released from house arrest

By Laila Kearney (Reuters) – Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who resigned last year amid a torrent of sexual harassment allegations and was later convicted of abusing three women, said on Monday he had spent his court-ordered home confinement working to correct his behavior and regain his integrity. Filner…

Toss-up seen in race to succeed disgraced San Diego ex-mayor Bob Filner

San Diego voters head to the polls on Tuesday to choose between two city councilmen vying in a race seen as too close to call to succeed disgraced former Mayor Bob Filner, who resigned amid a hail of sexual harassment allegations in August. The runoff between the two top vote-getters…

Ex-San Diego mayor Filner escapes jail over sexual harassment charges

Former San Diego mayor Bob Filner was sentenced Monday to three months of home confinement and three years of probation for sexually harassing female staff members. The 71-year-old, who resigned in August over the scandal involving at least three women, was also barred from seeking public office while on probation.…

Mayor of San Diego Bob Filner resigns over sex charges

The mayor of the US city of San Diego resigned amid a wave of sexual harassment complaints, issuing a blanket apology but also decrying the “hysteria” surrounding the case. Mayor Bob Filner, a Democrat elected mayor of the southern Californian city in November, endured weeks of calls for his resignation.…

The Profound Misogyny of a Popular Defense of Sexual Harassment

I’ve been chewing over this ridiculousness for about a day. For those who haven’t seen this, Darren Kavinoky trotted out one of the most tedious but frequently cited defenses of sexual harassment you hear: That it wouldn’t be considered harassment if the harasser was handsome. Then it would just be…

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner expected to resign Friday after sexual harassment allegations

Beleaguered San Diego, CA Mayor Bob Filner (D) is expected to resign Friday after weeks of prompting by Democrats and Republicans in the wake of multiple charges of sexual harassment. According to the L.A. Times, a settlement has been reached between Filner and his office’s former communications director, Irene McCormack…

Military sexual assault victims allege San Diego Mayor Bob Filner harassed them

Accusations follow spate of others from former aides and acquaintances which have triggered a lawsuit against Bob Filner Two more women have come forward to accuse San Diego mayor Bob Filner of sexual harassment, bringing the number to 13 and piling pressure on him to resign. Eldonna Fernandez and Gerri…

Colbert stands up for ‘Oppressed White Male’ Bob Filner

Thursday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert received an “Oppressed White Male Alert” during the broadcast. It was a report that San Diego Mayor Bob Filner (D) is having his rights trampled on by a bunch of no-fun killjoys who don’t like to see a guy have a…

John Oliver destroys San Diego’s revolting pervert in chief Bob Filner

Anthony Weiner’s everlasting gobstopper of sexting scandals pales in comparison to the misdeeds of San Diego’s mayor, The Daily Show host John Oliver illustrated on Wednesday night. Oliver prefaced his attack on Mayor Bob Filner by warning his viewers to apologize to their skin, “because it is not just going…

City of San Diego sues Mayor Bob Filner in sex harassment case

By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – The city of San Diego sued its embattled mayor on Tuesday, seeking to recover from him any damages it might face in a lawsuit filed by his former press secretary, one of eight women to publicly accuse him of unwanted sexual advances. The…

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