RENO DISPATCH: BOB FILNER THANKFULLY RESIGNS, BUT TROUBLING QUESTIONS LINGER

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By Jamie Reno

August 20, 2013 (San Diego) – I'm sure by now you've read the news that embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is probably resigning. Yes, the greasy pol is apparently out - though some of the details of his pending resignation "deal" are still uncertain. It had to happen. At least 18 very credible women have come forward with specific accounts of Filner's creepy behavior. That he is apparently leaving represents a potentially healing moment for this city, which has taken a major PR hit in recent weeks.

But as this conniving man with the comic-book-villain smile prepares to head off into the San Diego sunset, some disturbing questions and hypocrisies about this case linger in my mind. The most glaring one is that he should not be paid by the City to leave. He does not deserve a penny from taxpayers.

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