In its article on the latest lame excuse from the Democratic Mayor of California’s second largest city, the LA Times leaves out the so-called* man’s partisan affiliation:
The attorney for San Diego Mayor Bob Filner said in a letter the city may be liable for damages in a sexual harassment lawsuit because Filner never received mandated training about such behavior.
“The city has a legal obligation to provide sexual harassment training to all management level employees,” wrote attorney Harvey Berger in a letter requesting the city pay Filner’s legal bills in defense of the lawsuit filed by his former communications director.
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*NB: Tweaked the piece. Female friend who linked the piece on Facebook referred to the San Diego Democrat as a “so-called man”, so, in tweaking this piece, I amend it. A real man, aware of the politician’s treatment of woman, would at minimum have told him to desist — and should be excused for punching him in the nose.
FROM THE COMMENTS: Seems the Times’s editors did indicate the man’s partisan affiliation in an editorial last Thursday. As rusty reminds us:
Which brings us to San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, a brash former congressman who is the first Democrat in two decades to serve as the city’s chief executive. In recent days he has been accused of a variety of misdeeds by employees and constituents alike, and calls for his resignation are echoing through city hall and beyond