Filner accuser claims he told her to come to work commando, national Dems remain quiet

posted at 9:21 pm on July 22, 2013 by Mary Katharine Ham

Am I going to be forced to give Gloria Allred credit for consistency, here? I wrote Friday that it would take “Anchorman” references to get this story national coverage, but maybe Allred will do the trick. If there’s one thing she knows how to do…

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s former communications director, Irene McCormack Jackson, has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the mayor, she and her attorney, Gloria Allred, said at a news conference Monday.

“I am coming forward today to lay the blame at the feet of the person responsible, Mayor Bob Filner,” McCormack Jackson said after detailing her experience being harassed by the Mayor. “He is not fit to be mayor of our great city. He is not fit to hold any public office.”

McCormack Jackson is the first woman to come forward publicly to accuse Filner; in recent weeks he has faced anonymous allegations that he harassed “numerous” women. Allred said that Filner had asked McCormack Jackson to “work without her panties on,” placed her in a headlock and told her that he wanted to consummate their relationship, among other incidents of harassment.

“Women were viewed by Mayor Filner as sexual objects or stupid idiots,” said McCormack Jackson, a former reporter who resigned from her position as communications director in June. “His behavior made me feel ashamed, frightened and violated.”

“For some of what we stated, there were witnesses,” added Allred, who called on Filner to resign.

The details of the allegations:

Mayor Bob Filner’s former communications director filed a sexual harassment lawsuit on Monday against the leader of the nation’s eighth-largest city, alleging he asked her to work without panties, demanded kisses and dragged her around in a headlock while whispering sexual advances.

Irene McCormack Jackson offered lurid details in the lawsuit that made her the first person to publicly identify herself as a target of the mayor’s advances since some of Filner’s most prominent former supporters said nearly two weeks ago that he sexually harassed women and demanded that he resign.

McCormack, as she is known professionally, said at a news conference that she took a $50,000-a-year pay cut while accepting the job in January — two months after Filner was elected to a four-year term as the city’s first Democratic leader in 20 years after he spent 10 terms in Congress.

“I saw him place his hands where they did not belong on numerous women,” McCormack said alongside her attorney, Gloria Allred, one of the most widely known civil rights attorneys in the country.

“He is not fit to be the mayor of our great city,” McCormack added.

The party apparatus in San Diego has declined to demand Filner’s resignation. He retains the support of even a female council member who reported the sexual harassment accusations of six—count ‘em six— women two years ago only to have the party ignore the problem. Filner himself has admitted to “not respecting” the women he worked with and “intimidating” them, saying he needs “help,” which suggests a compulsive nature to the behavior that doesn’t promise this will end soon for him.

The sheriff set up a hotline for women with complaints.

Meanwhile in Washington, D.C. Buzzfeed notices the messaging from Democratic women leaders is by no means as unified as it is when Republicans are at issue:

Top California Democratic women — from Sen. Barbara Boxer to Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi — have hedged on explicitly calling on Filner to step down but made their disapproval with his behavior clear.

Pelosi told a reporter on Thursday to not identify Filner “as my former colleague” and said at her weekly press conference, “What goes on in San Diego is up to the people of San Diego…my colleagues who do represent San Diego have made their statements on the subject.”

Boxer, who led the charge in the Senate against Republican Sen. Bob Packwood in the 1990s when he was accused of repeated sexual harassment, told BuzzFeed that the accusations against Filner “shocked” her and said that resignation “certainly should be on his plate, and he ought to consider it.”
“I’ve watched him support all of these pro-family, pro-women policies so I was totally shocked,” she said.

Rep. Maxine Waters said she “couldn’t believe” the news about Filner and said there was no indication to her he behaved that way in Congress.
“I don’t want to comment further,” she said. “From what I’ve read in the news, it’s crazy but I don’t know much more than that.”

An Emily’s List representative helpfully, with surprising candor, explains that it doesn’t matter how Democratic politicians actually treat real-life women in professional or personal interactions because they vote for the right programs, you see:

“The difference is that Republicans’ words and personal actions are backed up by an actual party legislative agenda that hurts women — this stuff goes from infuriating and outrageous to genuinely frightening when they’re trying to back it up with real live laws that roll back the clock to a time when women were treated as second class citizens,” Emily’s List Communications Director Jess McIntosh said. “Akin only mattered because Republicans had already tried to redefine rape in legislation — the Republicans gaffing all over the place when it comes to women are not outliers. They are reflective of their party’s actual agenda.”


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Gloria is not partial to Rs.

Schadenfreude on July 22, 2013 at 9:23 PM

Which party does Filmer belong to, by the way? The MSM doesn’t seem to consider it a very important detail. /s

Drained Brain on July 22, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Which party does Filmer belong to, by the way? The MSM doesn’t seem to consider it a very important detail. /s

Drained Brain on July 22, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Pelosi doesn’t want to claim her pal :)

Schadenfreude on July 22, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Pics?

faraway on July 22, 2013 at 9:25 PM

His much younger girlfriend already left him.

Schadenfreude on July 22, 2013 at 9:25 PM

The sheriff set up a hotline for women with complaints.

Is that redundant?

faraway on July 22, 2013 at 9:25 PM

Commando? Is that the movie with Schwarzenegger?

Oil Can on July 22, 2013 at 9:26 PM

Has anyone mentioned to Filner?

Bmore on July 22, 2013 at 9:27 PM

Leftists are nothing if not hypocrits, liars, charlatans, thugs and tyrants.

Progressive and liberal are stolen terms. Quit calling them such.

Schadenfreude on July 22, 2013 at 9:27 PM

So, another political sex scandal…

Yawn…

Boring…

Fix the damn nation you asshats!!

Scrumpy on July 22, 2013 at 9:28 PM

Smallest violin for all the D-rats

Schadenfreude on July 22, 2013 at 9:29 PM

Hmmmm, I can say the word *ass* but not *ass hats*??? How strange…

Scrumpy on July 22, 2013 at 9:29 PM

***********Filthy Filner The DemoSexaCrat ******************!!!!

canopfor on July 22, 2013 at 9:29 PM

I am kind of surprised that Emily’s List has a male communications director.

bw222 on July 22, 2013 at 9:29 PM

If I can’t say what I want to say, what’s the fricking point of commenting eh?

Careful how you say that, separate the words sheesh…

Scre(w) it…

Scrumpy on July 22, 2013 at 9:30 PM

Pervert Democrat on one side. Gloria Allred on another. Boxer, Waters, and EMILYs list wavering in the middle.

I can only root for plenty of blood, guts, and the occasional tactical nuke…

Gingotts on July 22, 2013 at 9:31 PM

Smallest violin for all the D-rats

Schadenfreude on July 22, 2013 at 9:29 PM

Schadenfreude:Lol,and……………PerFect!:)

canopfor on July 22, 2013 at 9:31 PM

That pic of Filner on the main page is what people look like if they sucked on a lemon. Or kissed Gloria Allred on the lips.

Liam on July 22, 2013 at 9:31 PM

Hmmmm, I can say the word *ass* but not *ass hats*??? How strange…

Scrumpy on July 22, 2013 at 9:29 PM

The filter here requires that you check your Charisma vs. a roll of 2d20. Apply the troll coefficient and any bonuses from your class. (Peasant is even, Cleric is +1, Bishop +20)

Gingotts on July 22, 2013 at 9:33 PM

An Emily’s List representative helpfully, with surprising candor, explains that it doesn’t matter how Democratic politicians actually treat real-life women in professional or personal interactions because they vote for the right programs, you see.

Yet one more indication that liberalism is, indeed, a mental disorder. They don’t care about women…if they did, they’d be calling for his head.

changer1701 on July 22, 2013 at 9:33 PM

DeFiling/DeBaucherous/DeMeaning/B*sterdizing
Dem/Lib/ProgTards!!!!

canopfor on July 22, 2013 at 9:33 PM

Yuk! Sound like some dates I made the mistake of going on way back when…..when 18y/o’s were dumb and naive.

I’d like to meet his kind now.

avagreen on July 22, 2013 at 9:34 PM

Bob Filner is going to be 71 in September. Perhaps he can get a gig with Viagra or Cialis, a la Bob Dole.

bw222 on July 22, 2013 at 9:34 PM

Am I going to be forced to give Gloria Allred credit for consistency, here?
===================

MKH,yup,at least she’s hot on the trail,with her
Sex Posse’!!!

canopfor on July 22, 2013 at 9:35 PM

He’s a democrat and that is what democrats do.

chemman on July 22, 2013 at 9:36 PM

Filner accuser claims he told her to come to work commando, national Dems remain quiet

What’s the beef? I often used to tackle work in a “Commando” state of mind, especially during 10 mile marches, or 2 months in the field, or night maneuvers with the M60 Machine gun team. What’s wrong with a boss trying to light a fire under an employee up with—

Hunh-wha-WHAT?

Commando in this sense means, um…

Really???

Never mind.

~ Sgt. Emily Litella Vulcha

:P

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on July 22, 2013 at 9:37 PM

told her to come to work commando

Is that wrong?

trs on July 22, 2013 at 9:39 PM

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canopfor on July 22, 2013 at 9:39 PM

Which party does Filmer belong to, by the way? The MSM doesn’t seem to consider it a very important detail. /s

Drained Brain on July 22, 2013 at 9:24 PM

I reprimand myself. Al Reuters, for example, mentioned it prominently – at least if you get as far as the sixth paragraph.

Drained Brain on July 22, 2013 at 9:39 PM

When you have no standards of conduct, you can do anything.

ThePrez on July 22, 2013 at 9:39 PM

Were any of Filner’s victims a minority? That should be the first question liberals need to ask.

Liam on July 22, 2013 at 9:41 PM

Or kissed Gloria Allred on the lips.

Liam on July 22, 2013 at 9:31 PM

I think you are aiming too high….

PointnClick on July 22, 2013 at 9:42 PM

A snake is a snake, a roach is a roach, a liberal is a liberal. In Algore’s famous words, “They don’t change their stripes.” The Silence of the Libs on this Filner trash speaks more about them does it him. War on women? Right!

TXUS on July 22, 2013 at 9:43 PM

So what if they guy never hit on Maxine Waters? What does that prove?? You don’t have to harrass every woman to be a sexual harrasser. Maybe if they all looked like Waters, they would all be safe but they don’t.

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canopfor on July 22, 2013 at 9:44 PM

Hey! Dirty Bob may be a sleaze, but he’s OUR sleaze! And everyone knows that Republicans HATE women! But Democrats LOVE them! Those poor women just don’t know how to properly express their gratitude for all that Democratic leaders do for them.

All we ask is the occasional suicide, accidental drowning, or waitress sandwich. Ladies, isn’t the occasional grope worth it?

GarandFan on July 22, 2013 at 9:46 PM

“Raping and pillaging by Dems is not a problem. So long as they vote the right way.” /Emily’s List

Bitter Clinger on July 22, 2013 at 9:46 PM

Scre(w) it…

Scrumpy on July 22, 2013 at 9:30 PM

Scrumpy:

Don’t dispair,code your words up,like,

Filner seems to be BOINKING anything on two legs,er wait,maybe
4,he is a LibTard!:)

canopfor on July 22, 2013 at 9:48 PM

This guy has a great future performing for Emily’s List hags, at Democrat conventions. They don’t care what you do to them, as long as you give them abortion money when you’re ready to trade in.

MNHawk on July 22, 2013 at 9:50 PM

So what if they guy never hit on Maxine Waters? What does that prove?? You don’t have to harrass every woman to be a sexual harrasser. Maybe if they all looked like Waters, they would all be safe but they don’t.

KW64 on July 22, 2013 at 9:44 PM

How dare you speak like that of one of the 72 “virgins” the Muslim Brotherhood and their ilk will likely get one day upon their martyrdom.

Bin Laden, I’m told, got first dibs on Helen Thomas the other day, just 71 to go.

TXUS on July 22, 2013 at 9:55 PM

He’s a democrat and that is what democrats do.

chemman on July 22, 2013 at 9:36 PM

So Mark Foley (Florida-R) doesn’t count? Please.

That SOB did much to bring in the Dem-dominated mess we’re dealing with now.

Now, if you want to say this guy’s getting a pass from the LSM because he’s a Dem, I would agree whole-heartedly. Weiner got publicity because Breitbart forced the issue to the point where they couldn’t ignore it. But I’d say there’s been a lot of this kind of stuff in both parties. In the GOP column Sanford, Menendez and Schwarzeneger come to mind-if one wants to downgrade them to RINO status, fine, but they still have Rs behind their names.

This Filner guy reminds me a lot of Eric Massa…wonder if Beck will have him on his show, too? LOL

Dr. ZhivBlago on July 22, 2013 at 9:58 PM

MITT ROMNEY HAS BINDERS FULL OF WOMEN!!!

myiq2xu on July 22, 2013 at 10:00 PM

Look away, Dems! Look away!!!!

ted c on July 22, 2013 at 10:03 PM

Liberal Democrat = pig.

Zorro on July 22, 2013 at 10:04 PM

Has Uncle Roger Hedgecock checked in on this yet?

Del Dolemonte on July 22, 2013 at 10:06 PM

Toons of the Day: Democratic Whines of Various Vintages

Filner included

Resist We Much on July 22, 2013 at 9:57 PM

Resist We Much:Lol,alls I Want is Money:)

canopfor on July 22, 2013 at 10:13 PM

It gets even better..

Last week the top San Diego Democrats met in a closed door mneeting and the vote was tied 24 to 24 for his resignation…

Lori Saldana, the woman who 2 years ago told/ warned the head of SD Democrats of Filner actions while in Washington couldn’t bring herself to call for his resignation.

Letter to the editor, mainly from woman also weren’t willing to call for his resignation because of what he’d done for them in the past..

The Dems here just can’t bring themselves to accepting the inevitable and are holding on so they can save the pro-union progressive agenda..

Recall is possible with talk of Fletcher (turncoat repub)being discussed as a replacement in a special election but his endorsement of Filner after losing to DeMaio probably spelled his doom..

On a personal note I spoke with Filnber years ago and he was an indignant aZZ.. SD screwed up big time

theblacksheepwasright on July 22, 2013 at 10:15 PM

I am kind of surprised that Emily’s List has a male communications director.

bw222 on July 22, 2013 at 9:29 PM

The Man Club will be calling him shortly. If they haven’t already.

Hey libby and other trolls, come in and defend Mayor San Diego Weiner.

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 10:15 PM

Thanks for staying on the this Mary Kate. I campaigned against Filthy Bob in 2010. He was bad then, a disgrace as a mayor now. Needs more sunlight

JusDreamin on July 22, 2013 at 10:19 PM

Another example of how the Left still control the news and the debate. Despite the popularity of FNC, Rush, etc., the Right still can’t frame the debate.

Zimmerman should have been a local story. The IRS and Benghazi should have been enough to cripple the president and destroy Hillary. Obama expands wire taps and drone strikes and… nothing. Detroit should have turned the US to a hard right… But no, we all still react to the news the left chooses. If a local republican dog catcher sends a slightly off-colored text to a college coed, the entire party is on permanent defense until the next abysmal Election Day. Dems run roughshod over women and we can’t even get traction in CA, let alone across the fruited plain. Both Weiner and Spitzer are back… But one Republican from Florida with a few questionable emails handed the government over to Marxists.

We are on permanent defense. We sit back and react as the Left rolls on. Rush isn’t show prep for the press, he reacts to what they want to talk about. We (generic GOP) seem scared of being called names. We’re scared what they’ll say about ou national agenda (how it will be portrayed). Because we listen to the Left and immediately go on the defensive, thus letting them frame the debate.

mankai on July 22, 2013 at 10:38 PM

“Women were viewed by Mayor Filner as sexual objects or stupid idiots,” said McCormack Jackson, a former reporter who resigned from her position as communications director in June. “His behavior made me feel ashamed, frightened and violated.”

Bill Clinton did worse.

An Emily’s List representative helpfully, with surprising candor, explains that it doesn’t matter how Democratic politicians actually treat real-life women in professional or personal interactions because they vote for the right programs, you see:

Nothing new there. And it’s pretty much all issues; not just women’s equality.

Fenris on July 22, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Filthy Filner…

… Is that like a Dirty Sanchez?

(slight content warning)

*clinky!*

;)

Seven Percent Solution on July 22, 2013 at 10:46 PM

…I don’t know what the problem is….that guy looks like he just had oral sex…with himself!

KOOLAID2 on July 22, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Filner accuser claims he told her to come to work commando, national Dems remain quiet

What is it with you cons? He was concerned because she had complained of how hot the offices were. Being a good dem, Mr. Filner was simply trying to stop climate change and save energy. By going commando the young lady might feel more breezy.

arnold ziffel on July 22, 2013 at 11:10 PM

It’s different…because.

It’s different because REASONS!

Kensington on July 22, 2013 at 11:39 PM

What is it with you cons? He was concerned because she had complained of how hot the offices were. Being a good dem, Mr. Filner was simply trying to stop climate change and save energy. By going commando the young lady might feel more breezy.

arnold ziffel on July 22, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Not just that, but every dude knows how uncomfortable underwear can be. Stuff knots around other stuff. Sure, women don’t have as much stuff down there for the underwear to get bunched up against, but an innocent clean-thinking guy like Filner isn’t going to understand that. He just wants everybody to be comfortable.

Gingotts on July 23, 2013 at 12:09 AM

It seemed like a bad dream when Filthner decided to run for SD Mayor. Everyone knew he was a sleaze. As the Emily’s List spokeshole intimated, only his voting record as a Congresscritter kept him from being prosecuted for his horrendous behavior then. It seemed impossible that people would actually give him the keys to an almost major city. And as soon as he was elected, the predictions began regarding how long he would last before being forced to resign in disgrace.

Anyone remember the accusations against Schwarzenegger? Even the women who “came forward” never agreed to file suit. Gloria Allred pulled the same maneuver of standing with one of the “victims”, who never followed through. Arnold was certainly guilty of womanizing and adultery, which are despicable actions, but he never faced an accuser in court regarding harassment or sexual battery. And the response from the two political parties?
Democrats of course demanded he remove his name from the ballot, but so did many Republicans. The party of liberty doesn’t care much for dirtbags representing them. Now that the shoe is on the other foot? The Democrats sit down and hold discussions, after which they decide it’s “not appropriate to due process” to suggest that Filthner resign.

Shameless as always.

Freelancer on July 23, 2013 at 12:23 AM

The guy’s a Democrat. The media and most wymynz groups won’t take notice if he rapes six women on the steps of City Hall, waves his member at the cameras, and hands out flavored lube to touring schoolgirls.

Adjoran on July 23, 2013 at 12:25 AM

Pelosi distancing herself from even calling him a colleague is a hoot? But no one will press these women on this.

Cindy Munford on July 23, 2013 at 12:58 AM

So Mark Foley (Florida-R) doesn’t count? Please.

That SOB did much to bring in the Dem-dominated mess we’re dealing with now.

Now, if you want to say this guy’s getting a pass from the LSM because he’s a Dem, I would agree whole-heartedly. Weiner got publicity because Breitbart forced the issue to the point where they couldn’t ignore it. But I’d say there’s been a lot of this kind of stuff in both parties. In the GOP column Sanford, Menendez and Schwarzeneger come to mind-if one wants to downgrade them to RINO status, fine, but they still have Rs behind their names.

This Filner guy reminds me a lot of Eric Massa…wonder if Beck will have him on his show, too? LOL

Dr. ZhivBlago on July 22, 2013 at 9:58 PM

I’ll see your Mark Foley and raise you a Gerry Studds and Barney Frank.

We just hold ours to higher standards.

Is that our problem? Or theirs?

WryTrvllr on July 23, 2013 at 1:08 AM

Dr. ZhivBlago on July 22, 2013 at 9:58 PM

I’ll see your Mark Foley and raise you a Gerry Studds and Barney Frank.

We just hold ours to higher standards.

Is that our problem? Or theirs?

How do we hold ours to higher standards? I remember well the thread here about Sanford deciding to run for Congress. A lot of us felt that he’s a lying scumbag who cannot be trusted by the American people. Many others felt that was OK, because he’s a Republican and we need more Republicans in the Senate.

Dr. ZhivBlago on July 23, 2013 at 1:18 AM

You must refer to him as “Nancy Pelosi’s former co-worker”. Seems to drive her batshit crazy more than she actually is….

mouell on July 23, 2013 at 2:39 AM

Filner is not a Republican running for Governor of Calif.What is Gloria thinking? This is not her MO.

jeffinsjvca on July 23, 2013 at 6:44 AM

I hope this goes on for months. Slow, with new allegations coming in waves; small at first, like this one, and growing in intensity as the cover up is exposed. Probably way too much to hope for.

Hang tough Fillner! You can definitely ride this out!

MTF on July 23, 2013 at 7:01 AM

Wow, this is refreshing. Suddenly, Democrats have adopted standards for personal responsibility.

And all this time, I was told that it was only sex, so no biggie . . .

BigAlSouth on July 23, 2013 at 7:55 AM

Were any of the Mayor’s “victims” White-Hispanics?

BigAlSouth on July 23, 2013 at 7:56 AM

National Democrats stay SILENT? Shame on them…and where are the Women’s Rights groups NOW? It seems like the only time the 2 can come out in support of women’s rights is when an incident involves a Republican. That, by the way, ladies, does not mean that a political party or ‘womens’ rights advocate group comes to your defense only when it is to their political benefit.

And what part of ‘Zero Tolerance’ does this guy not understand? Hit the road, dude! (Of course, this is what makes a great politician – believing the rules don’t apply to ‘you’.

Talk about your ‘War on Women’?!

easyt65 on July 23, 2013 at 7:56 AM

“Rep. Maxine Waters said she “couldn’t believe” the news about Filner and said there was no indication to her he behaved that way in Congress.’I don’t want to comment further,’ she said. ‘From what I’ve read in the news, it’s crazy but I don’t know much more than that. ‘”

Funny… that’s never stopped you before.

princetrumpet on July 23, 2013 at 8:53 AM

All the Dems in this area knew of a similar scandal in the 90s. Most informed people know he’s a nasty piece of work… rude and overbearing to those he can wrong without consequence. He’s also a persistent sexual abuser of women he regards as beneath his station. The polar opposite of a gentlemen. This will cost the city millions.

Dems have counseled liberal women he’s harassed to “take one for the team”. They knew about all this in advance, but wanted his name recognition on the ticket. He could get away with this as a congressmen in a safe seat, not as a mayor.

This is what the real war on women looks like.

theCork on July 23, 2013 at 9:26 AM

“What goes on in San Diego is up to the people of San Diego” Oh, I see, Nancy. On this subject the word (or inaction) of the folks in SD is the end all be all. But the same principle is never applied by you when the people of (fill in state name here) vote against SSM, or for Stand Your Ground Laws, or for Anti-Illegal Immigration referendum….then, the feds must take charge and overall such inhumane decisions to protect the great unwashed from themselves.

stop2think on July 23, 2013 at 10:50 AM

I think Pelosi got San Diego mixed up with Las Vegas. What happens in San Diego stays in San Diego I guess.

unseen on July 23, 2013 at 11:07 AM

National Democrats stay SILENT? Shame on them…and where are the Women’s Rights groups NOW? It seems like the only time the 2 can come out in support of women’s rights is when an incident involves a Republican. That, by the way, ladies, does not mean that a political party or ‘womens’ rights advocate group comes to your defense only when it is to their political benefit.

And what part of ‘Zero Tolerance’ does this guy not understand? Hit the road, dude! (Of course, this is what makes a great politician – believing the rules don’t apply to ‘you’.

Talk about your ‘War on Women’?!

easyt65 on July 23, 2013 at 7:56 AM

and yet…and yet. there is no GOP leader out front on this issue blaming a culture of anti-woman on the dems. this is why the GOP loses. They are handed a hot button case that could change many single and married women’s minds about the two political parties and instead of going full title with demands for resignation, woman rallies across the nation etc most of the GOPE leadership are acting deaf dumb and blind….

But then again I expect no less after the sexist way Gov Palin was treated by many of those GOPE people.

unseen on July 23, 2013 at 11:12 AM

Hang tough Fillner! You can definitely ride this out!

MTF on July 23, 2013 at 7:01 AM

like Weiner and spritzer he will be allowed to stay until his scandal hurts dems nationally. If he can contain it to his city he keeps his seat if it explodes and becomes a ongoing national story Obama or some other high ranking dem leader will have “the talk” with him.

unseen on July 23, 2013 at 11:14 AM

So Bob Filner never sexually harassed either Nancy Pelosi or Maxine Waters when he was in the Congress?

I’m surprised. I didn’t think he had any standards.

J Baustian on July 23, 2013 at 12:56 PM