It Gets Worse

If this story is accurate, it’s possible San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has been doing more than just making lewd comments and inappropriately touching women.

SAN DIEGO – As federal, state and local officials investigate Mayor Bob Filner, Team 10 has learned that members of the mayor’s security detail have provided information to authorities, regarding the mayor taking different women to a popular downtown San Diego hotel.

Team 10 has also obtained some of the mayor’s credit statements that beg the question, was he wining and dining women on the taxpayer’s dime? [...]

After some digging, Team 10 obtained some of the mayor’s corporate credit card statements from parts of January, February and May of this year, detailing 6 different transactions at the Westgate Plaza Hotel between January 21 and February 7, then two more on May 10 and May 12 for a grand total of $511.06.

Bob Filner is an abhorrent disgrace, and the idea that he may have used taxpayer money to sequester women in a hotel is actually the least disgusting charge against him. Charges which include, among other things, telling his female employees that they should go commando.

(H/T ThinkProgress)

  • Ipecac

    The difference between Democrats and Republicans is that when such behavior by a Democratic official comes to light, Democrats join Republicans in calling for the guy to resign. When it’s a Republican official, Democrats call for the guy to resign, while Republicans promote him.

  • D_C_Wilson

    It’s a good thing Filner is a democrat because we can be sure he’ll get the book thrown at him. If he were a republican, he’d be the front-runner in the next congressional race.

  • Felonious Grammar

    How fortunate that he’s being busted. More please.

  • Carla Akins

    You didn’t seriously think he would have paid out of his own pocket – the man is obviously used to using other people’s things.

  • missliberties

    But he had TheraPY! and it worked!! He gRaduated EarlY!!

    What a slimeball.