Skip to comments.San Diego to get a gay mayor
Posted on 08/23/2013 8:57:05 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
San Diego has a long reputation as a mecca of political conservatism, but that image could crumble after the resignation Friday of its mayor, Bob Filner, in the face of allegations of sexual harassment. His replacement will be a gay man, making San Diego the nation's second-largest city to be led by an openly gay person.
The City Council voted 7-0 Friday to approve a deal to accept Filner's resignation in exchange for covering some of his legal expenses related to the harassment allegations involving city employees. A spokesman for California Attorney General Kamala Harris said Friday that Harris has opened a criminal investigation into Filner but declined to elaborate.
According to the City Charter rules, City Council President Todd Gloria will become acting mayor when Filner, the city's first Democratic mayor in 20 years, leaves office Friday. An election will be held within 90 days.
Including Gloria, at least four of the potential candidates lining up to replace Filner are gay, including one Republican. It's another significant milestone in the ascending political power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community when the nation's eighth-largest city - and one with a well-earned conservative reputation - has a gay chief executive.
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oh, for the sake of Pete
I feel sorry for the children in this city who will probably become prey soon enough.
From pervert to pervert.
San Diego was about the only thing keeping Californios anchored.
They should all drift to sea soon, suffering horribly. Adios homos!
San Digaygo. Let’s play Musical Pervs.
What is this, a joke?
You stay classy, San Diego.
Well, why not, I guess...now that we’ve allowed a culture to be created that says there’s nothing wrong with being a faggot and you can get married and all. First “we” were all racists, now I guess we’re all homo-phobes.
I think he is the reason that Filner won the election since he's a openly declared queer.
When Princess Hillary or another lib woman becomes president, gay men will be labeled the ideal male. We will even have a cabinet full of them.
Anthony Weiner must be thrilled.
There is actually someone more ugly and repulsive than him who can serve as a pervert poster child for the left.
But you have to admit, they look like cousins.
What a cluster...
Maybe DeMayo will sink-o.
What? Taxpayers have to pay his lawyers? That makes no sense. I wouldn't have taken that "deal". Hell it shouldn't even be legal. Force the SOB out against his will.
Including Gloria, at least four of the potential candidates lining up to replace Filner are gay, including one Republican.
4? Jeez. Migrants from Frisco? Nice weather though.
The gay RINO (Carl DeMaio) is running for Congress instead BTW.
Lets hope he goes down in flames.
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