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A Party of Contrasts – Notes From the Annual Summer BBQ

Just seventy-two hours after announcing his resignation as Mayor of San Diego, Bob Filner attended the club’s Annual Summer BBQ. The circumstances were quite different from last year when he attended midway between his hard fought primary and general election campaigns. Club members Judi Curry and the folks who run the San Diegans for a Progressive Future had slightly different takes on his visit. Judi writing for her OB Rag column noted: “In talking about the Mayor, most of us were very surprised to see him attending the meeting. In a way it was very sad and was bitter-sweet, because we were all aware of what “could have been” if things had worked out differently… There is a lot of hope, a lot of skepticism, a lot of discontent by the members of this group. The uncertainty of what is to come is stressful.” San Diegans for a Progressive Future’s Facebook page wrote: “We were there and many, both men & woman clamored to have their photo taken with Bob and everyone was happy to …