Discussion over a mayor as manager, the value of media stunts, the utility of the Film Commission and problematic parts of the city charter make up this week’s highlights in the comments.
• Ron Donoho on “The 3 Most Absurd Media Stunts of the Filner Scandal“:
Cheap shots, bad jokes and media stunts are keeping the spotlight and the pressure on Bob Filner to resign. When the public loses interest is when the mayor has the best shot at dodging the bullets. The pragmatic reality here is that his legion of accusers deserve respect. But the citizens of San Diego who want to get back to doing civic good deeds owe pundits like Conan O’Brien a thank you for every “Weiner vs. Filner Perv-Off” joke they air. Keep ‘em coming!
• Tom Fengler on “San Diego Should Be Proud“: