There are seven or eight of these new victims, bringing the total number of Bob Filner’s victims to about 18.
“He looks at my card. He looks at me. He says, ‘Fernandez. Are you married? Do you have a husband?’ Very quick, very direct. I said, ‘No, I’m divorced.’ ‘Well, you’re beautiful, and I can’t take my eyes off you, and I want to take you to dinner.’ I was really shocked and I was like, ‘Uh, OK,'” Fernandez said.
Eldonna Fernandez was among a group of women who had come forward to allege sexual abuse in the military, at a conference organized by the National Women’s Veterans Association of America. Filner’s response to them: Hubba hubba.
The president of the NWVAA, Tara Jones, has seen to “seven or eight” women who had encounters with Filner, ranging from groping to unwanted requests for dates.
“He went to dinners, asked women out to dinners, grabbed breasts, buttocks. The full gamut. Everything that is complete violation of what we stand for,” Jones said. “He’s a sexual predator. And he used this organization for his own personal agenda.“
The California Democratic Party covered for this guy, as did the media in San Diego, as did Democrats in Washington. Obama won’t comment on him, and Jay Leno won’t ask.