Handsy Bob Filner is merely one of a long line of Democrats who treated women like sexual objects.
You have JFK, who snuck hookers in the White House and dated the girlfriend of a mobster, and his brother, Ted, who actually left a young lady to drown. During his long years as “Lion of the Senate” he continued to grope women as he saw fit.
Who can forget Bill Clinton, who had many dalliances, some in the White House, and who has been credibly accused of rape. And let’s not overlook John Edwards, Elliot Spitzer and Anthony “Carlos Danger” Weiner.
The good news is that Filner (“who has a problem”) has just been jettisoned from a speaking gig
A group of women military veterans announced Wednesday that it has rescinded an invitation to Mayor Bob Filner to speak at its conference in San Diego next month in light of the sexual harassment allegations against the former congressman.
Filner, the leading Democrat on the House Veterans Committee when he was in Congress, was originally slated to be the keynote speaker at the National Womens Veterans Association of America’s San Diego Mayors Benefit Gala on Aug. 30 at the U.S. Grant hotel. He was also set to receive a lifetime achievement award from the organization.
NWVAA President Tara Jones said Filner is still invited to attend, but will no longer be allowed to speak.
“After much careful thought and consideration, my board and I have determined and decided that Mayor Bob Filner will be removed as guest speaker on the topic of military sexual assault, sexual harassment and violence against women and children,” Jones told reporters.
The award has also been withdrawn, she said.