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|From the Reporter|
|Bob Filner the Fighter|
|Filner is steeped in the civil rights movement, helping to integrate southern society as a Freedom Rider in 1961. He adopted Martin Luther King, Jr.’s philosophy for change to make people think and make them uncomfortable — all without resorting to violence.
|He Rubs Even Many Democrats the Wrong Way|
| They argue he’s fighting for himself more than the causes he believes in. They tell stories of political vindictiveness and selfishness.
|How He Says He’ll Change|
|Filner says his tactics will be different if elected mayor. “I have a reputation, but I think people are going to find that the reality when I’m governing they’ll see a whole approach that will bring people together,” he said.|