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Troubled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has finally agreed to quit his office, but not before claiming that his ouster was a "lynching."
SAN DIEGO — Filner agreed to vacate the Mayor's office after reaching an agreement in a closed-door session with the City Council but in the public session, Filner addressed the city for the first time in weeks.
As he began his remarks, Filner offered a "deep apology" to "all the citizens," and agreed that it was his own "personal failures" that were responsible for the whole situation.
But as he went on it became clear that he was still not ready to accept all the blame for the past weeks of controversy. It wasn't long before Filner spun the story into a conspiracy of "well-organized interests" aligned to bring him down. Read More