Pelosi: Why, no, I have no desire to denounce the molesty Democratic mayor of San Diego

posted at 8:07 pm on July 19, 2013 by Mary Katharine Ham

Leave this kind of thing to San Diegans.

After all, local news stories are just local news stories unless they serve a larger truth favored by our friends in media and folks like Rep. Nancy Pelosi. And, the idea that a man in a position of power might systematically abuse that power, doling out unwanted sexual advances coupled with threats of punishment for non-compliance, the idea that a mayor of a major American city might require a standing rule not to meet with women behind closed doors and the creation of “workplace safety zones” for women who feel threatened by him, the idea that numerous harassment allegations had been treated casually and cavalierly for years by a party apparatus intent on covering them up, not ensuring safety of women in the workplace, the idea that said leader should then maybe not give a keynote speech at a conference about sexual harassment in the military— these are not larger truths worth exploring because the man in power is a Democrat.

Simple as that. No matter that Filner has already publicly copped to “fail[ing] to fully respect the women who work for me and with me, and that at times I have intimidated them.” Or, that the woman who brought the allegations of a handful of anonymous victims forward, with two prominent San Diego lawyers, is a Democratic councilwoman and former Filner ally.

Moving right along, people:

“I’m not here to make any judgments.” I can understand her surprise at this question. Since when are national politicians required to comment on the transgressions of regional politicians, especially in the realm of gender politics and women’s issues? What next? A question about some politician’s comments in Missouri or Indiana?

Local Democrats decided Thursday Filner shouldn’t resign, and he continues to be backed by the very woman who brought forward allegations of six women two years ago only to have the party ignore those concerns.

Let’s face it. Unless and until there’s news Filner aggressively used Ron Burgundy quotes while “forcibly kissing,” threatening, and touching the asses of his female subordinates, thereby pushing this story into the Buzzfeed gif news cycle, this is going exactly nowhere on the national stage. The biggest thing NPR can find wrong with the Filner affair is that it’s distracting from San Diego’s awesomeness. Here’s to eventual affidavits featuring amorous references to “Pleasure Town” and “a whale’s vagina.”


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To misquote – Hypocrisy thy name is Nancy.

LincolntheHun on July 19, 2013 at 8:11 PM

Just lie back Nan, and think of England…

Akzed on July 19, 2013 at 8:13 PM

“I’m not here to make any judgments.”

OH COME ON!!!!!!

ThePrez on July 19, 2013 at 8:13 PM

Nancy Pelosi hates women.

joekenha on July 19, 2013 at 8:13 PM

Nice use of “publicly copped.”

drewwerd on July 19, 2013 at 8:13 PM

Stay classy.

connertown on July 19, 2013 at 8:16 PM

Jackin’ It in San Diego.

connertown on July 19, 2013 at 8:17 PM

Democrats’ War on Women!

rbj on July 19, 2013 at 8:17 PM

As long he says yes to killing babies, he is just fine .

burrata on July 19, 2013 at 8:19 PM

Pantsuit brigade…activate!

SouthernGent on July 19, 2013 at 8:19 PM

Morality, decency, and character mean nothing to these liberal slime . . . power and hedonism are everything.

rplat on July 19, 2013 at 8:20 PM

“I’m not here to make any judgments.”

says the hag who judged every TEA partier as a mob and astroturf !

burrata on July 19, 2013 at 8:21 PM

As I predicted in multiple comments on AT, the little ones are rolling over on the big ones to protect themselves. They are naming names to avoid taking the fall for something they were ordered to do by the White House. Carter Hull rolled over and named names to protect his pension after 48 years of government service. He pointed the finger at the head of the office of chief counsel William Wilkins who is one of only two political appointees at IRS. Hull further implicated Lois Lerner and destroyed her insistence that she had done nothing wrong. Lerner is up to her eyeballs in this and she knows it! Investigation of this scandal by congressional committee was absolutely the right call, and an independent counsel would have been a disaster!

Now we know the reason for all of those White House meetings by the IRS commissioner! He was getting his marching orders from the administration to crack down on conservative political groups prior to the election and reporting on his progress while delivering confidential tax information to the administration on conservative political candidates and donors which they then passed on to progressive groups who smeared conservatives in the elections!

As I’ve stated previously, the IRS scandal and the Benghazi scandal are the only two real scandals to come out in the recent batch. All of the rest were released as distractions from these two, and these two are the only ones the administration really fears because they are the only two that have the power to sink Obama.

Someone at the White House ordered the military to stand down and allow al-Qaeda terrorists to kill Ambassador Stevens who was managing the smuggling of Libyan arms to the Syrian rebels for the CIA. That is absolutely unforgivable! Obama ousted Qaddafi in a military coup in which America had no business participating so they could ship Libyan arms to the Syrian rebels fighting a civil war in which we also have no business participating. Both sides in the Syrian civil war contain terrorist groups who have attacked American interests and we should refrain from siding with any of them! Why in the hell is John McCain insisting we get involved in Syria for Pete’s sake!?!

Obama used the IRS to target his political opponents to insure his reelection in a stunning abuse of power that used the unlimited resources of the government to deny political speech in violation of the most basic tenets of the Constitution! America rightly condemns this sort of heavy handed government interference in the political process when third world countries do it, but then Obama turns around and does the very thing in America that we routinely decry in others. This is so serous an infringement on liberty that it was the first article of impeachment against Richard Nixon!

The IRS scandal is unraveling just as I predicted it would, and there is much more to come. I predict that the backstop will be with the two IRS political appointees to avoid White House involvement, but there is still the question of those multiple White House meetings by the IRS commissioner.

VorDaj on July 19, 2013 at 8:22 PM

A Progressive serial sex harasser, who is exposing the taxpayers of the community to oodles of liability:

Local Story

Kermit Gosnell, who killed 4 minorities:

Local story

Texas’ popular abortion law?

National Story

A full and fair trial for a Hispanic male, who killed a black teen, brought by a white, female prosecutor, presided over by a white, life-long Democrat, and decided by six women, 5 white and 1 a black Hispanic.

International Story

Resist We Much on July 19, 2013 at 8:23 PM

Discovered by the Germans in 1904, they named it “Nancy Pelosi”, which of course in German means a whale’s vagina.

Mr. Bali Hai on July 19, 2013 at 8:24 PM

Whenever Nancy votes “No,” she really means “Yes.”

See what you made me do, Nancy?

Christien on July 19, 2013 at 8:29 PM

You know something is wrong with Democrats when no one is surprised one of them does the opposite of what they’ve preached for fifty years, and that they circle the wagons to protect him.

Liam on July 19, 2013 at 8:29 PM

So,Pelosium,isn’t going to use her broom,to clean out,

………….Corruption!

canopfor on July 19, 2013 at 8:30 PM

…he’s doing Nancy!

KOOLAID2 on July 19, 2013 at 8:34 PM

And,Gawd ForBid,can one just imagine all the manufactured Orgasmic
Frenzy OutRagey,if it was a GOP’er!!

H*lls/Bells the MSM would have this front and center,with any
significant Breaking News,put on hold!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

canopfor on July 19, 2013 at 8:34 PM

canopfor on July 19, 2013 at 8:34 PM

As you know, Ms. Alessandro’s daddy was mayor of Baltimore. She probably learned early on to be a good, loyal Democrat and not make waves whenever she saw molestation and corruption committed by fellow Democrats. Wouldn’t surprise me if she herself was molested at some point and was forced to keep quiet or else sacrifice her career.

Christien on July 19, 2013 at 8:39 PM

So,Pelosium,isn’t going to use her broom,to clean out,

………….Corruption!

canopfor on July 19, 2013 at 8:30 PM

Maybe she’ll use her giant gavel to help out her husband


California’s sports and political worlds are colliding through the dormant United Football League franchise in Sacramento, with several coaches and employees suing owner Paul Pelosi – the millionaire husband of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco – claiming he failed to pay them after promising to do so.

Five employees of the Sacramento Mountain Lions – including former Raiders defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan, who held the same position there – say Paul Pelosi, a real-estate investor and businessman, owes them $250,000, according to the suit filed this month in San Francisco Superior Court.

That would seem like pocket change to Pelosi. He and his wife, the top Democrat in the House, are worth $26 million, according to federal financial disclosure statements. Their investments range from real estate around the Bay Area to their vineyard and home in St. Helena.

http://www.sfgate.com/politics/joegarofoli/article/Employees-of-UFL-Sacramento-team-sue-Paul-Pelosi-4667148.php

burrata on July 19, 2013 at 8:40 PM

Pelosi’s People.

pat on July 19, 2013 at 8:45 PM

Mayor Filner was CONGRESSMAN Filner not long ago. AND evidently known as “Filthy Filner” in certain Washington DC circles.

Hey! He may be a sleaze bag, but he’s OUR sleaze bag.

Besides, EVERYONE KNOWS its those evil Republicans who are waging war on women!

GarandFan on July 19, 2013 at 8:48 PM

I’ll take “Penn State Coaches” for $1000, Alex.

rogerb on July 19, 2013 at 8:49 PM

canopfor on July 19, 2013 at 8:34 PM

As you know, Ms. Alessandro’s daddy was mayor of Baltimore. She probably learned early on to be a good, loyal Democrat and not make waves whenever she saw molestation and corruption committed by fellow Democrats. Wouldn’t surprise me if she herself was molested at some point and was forced to keep quiet or else sacrifice her career.

Christien on July 19, 2013 at 8:39 PM

Christien:Interesting,and that why there called,….

….DemoSexCrat(s)!!:)

canopfor on July 19, 2013 at 8:51 PM

Besides, EVERYONE KNOWS its those evil Republicans who are waging war on women!

GarandFan on July 19, 2013 at 8:48 PM

GarabdFan:Lol,ahem, Filthy Filner,and the war,…yup!:)

canopfor on July 19, 2013 at 8:52 PM

canopfor on July 19, 2013 at 8:30 PM

http://www.sfgate.com/politics/joegarofoli/article/Employees-of-UFL-Sacramento-team-sue-Paul-Pelosi-4667148.php

burrata on July 19, 2013 at 8:40 PM

burrata:Oh man,thats juicy!:)

canopfor on July 19, 2013 at 8:54 PM

Some womans husband or lover may solve this problem.I know I would.

docflash on July 19, 2013 at 8:59 PM

Progressives inevitably abuse those beneath them, both in and out of the power structure. Their philosophy, based on that of feudalism, regards it as one of the perks of power.

See

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Droit_du_seigneur

clear ether

eon

eon on July 19, 2013 at 9:15 PM

Cognitive dissonance comes from the top on down in the democra….criminal party.

can’t wait for the donks to go after the women that were victimized like they did with the Clenis.

jukin3 on July 19, 2013 at 9:18 PM

Devout Catholic that she is.

CW on July 19, 2013 at 9:29 PM

Akin/Mourdock mentioned rape in the context of abortions – Dem response: “BEYOND THE PALE!!!! ELEVENTY!!!”

Filner harasses women in his charge – Dem response: “We can’t judge.”

Bitter Clinger on July 19, 2013 at 9:42 PM

Filner has many scandals and they still can’t get him out of office. Of course, he was a mess before they let him in the building.

San Diego has taken one long, slow belly flop for the last 40 years.

tuffy on July 19, 2013 at 10:13 PM

Some one needs to borrow the vagina costumes used by protesters in Tampa last year at the RNC and protest outside his office.

gsherin on July 19, 2013 at 10:21 PM

Man, she is just a terrible person. Just awful. To the core.

KateNE on July 19, 2013 at 10:39 PM

If there is a just God, Nancy “The Werd” Peolsi would spontaneously combust the next time she sets foot inside a Catholic Church, and vanish from the face of the Earth forever.

Myron Falwell on July 19, 2013 at 11:44 PM

Witch, you’ll burn in Hell.

Schadenfreude on July 20, 2013 at 12:05 AM

Machiavelli is alive.

22044 on July 20, 2013 at 12:12 AM

Pelosi: Why, no, I have no desire to denounce the molesty Democratic mayor of San Diego

Wasn’t it a “molesty” Florida Republican congressman whose activities ushered in the Democratic takeover of Congress and Nanzi’s job as Speaker? Somehow I don’t think this guy’s going to get anywhere near the same press.

the idea that said leader should then maybe not give a keynote speech at a conference about sexual harassment in the military

I’m wondering how many of those allegations are actually phony. If so, why? To disrupt U.S. military culture? Some sort of purge going on of political undesirables?

Dr. ZhivBlago on July 20, 2013 at 1:15 AM

Kind of like rape or child abuse among Democrat garbage.

Write naughty letter to teenager, get run out of office (rightfully so)

Bugger child, get re-elected for decades…Studds.

Talk about rape, get run out of office.

Rape a women, get middle aged hags to keep throwing themselves at you until this day. And War on womens…Bill Clinton.

It takes corruption to represent a corrupt people.

MNHawk on July 20, 2013 at 5:30 AM

Nancy Pelosi again proves to the world just how vile and hypocritical a human being she really is! The woman absolutely disgusts me!

pilamaye on July 20, 2013 at 7:13 AM

Actually Pelosi has advocated a stiff position with the San Diego mayor. If I remember it correctly she said “Let’s get something straight between us right now, Bob!”

MaiDee on July 20, 2013 at 7:28 AM

Can anyone say “War on women”?

deimos on July 20, 2013 at 8:00 AM

The next Filner victim can see that relying on law and politics won’t work. Filner is above all that. Women will need to have more robust solutions close at hand.

MTF on July 20, 2013 at 9:41 AM

SOP for the Deviacrats.

trigon on July 20, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Wasn’t it a “molesty” Florida Republican congressman whose activities ushered in the Democratic takeover of Congress and Nanzi’s job as Speaker? Somehow I don’t think this guy’s going to get anywhere near the same press.

I believe his crime involved improper text messages or emails. I don’t think he actually molested anyone.

Just a POI.

mankai on July 20, 2013 at 11:24 AM

Some fine day Filner will meet one of the female friends I have known over the years. One relaxes by practicing kick boxing, the other was a 2nd level blackbelt.

I smile as I imagine the day when the elevator door opens up and my friend walks out leaving Filner on the ground with a ruptured scrotum.

kurtzz3 on July 20, 2013 at 11:36 AM

Thanks for picking this up Mary Kate. I know Filthy Filner well, having campaigned against him in 2010. He is without doubt one of the worst, even in the context of politicians. More please

JusDreamin on July 20, 2013 at 11:44 AM

Bob Packwood hardest hit.

Ward Cleaver on July 20, 2013 at 12:36 PM

We’ve known about Filner for years here. I can’t understand how people still vote for him. They’re not al named Pelosi. Group think at its worst. I hope that someday the hypocrisy of the MSM and the Dems will be out there for all to see. Right now though, the winner writes history. We need to step up.

shooten on July 20, 2013 at 1:43 PM

Much like Pelosi’s Obamacare statement … “he had to pass his hands over her clothing to know what was inside”.

moderateguy on July 20, 2013 at 3:33 PM

He probably reminders her of her lost love…the Syrian Dental Dictator.

trl on July 21, 2013 at 9:39 PM

We’re supposed to believe, Filner just woke up one morning and decided to harass women.

And Nancy, bless her little heart, doesn’t know anything about it.

pffffft

franksalterego on July 23, 2013 at 8:53 AM