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As the Washington Times reports, Rep. Bob Filner of California got fined $100 for some minor violence he let go on a United Airlines baggage employee at Dulles this summer.
Filner entered an Alford plea in the case, allowing there is sufficient evidence to convict him on the charges, but not actually admitting guilt. Good for him. What’s there to feel guilty about?
As the accusation goes, Filner flipped out when his bags were held up and gave the baggage lady a shove or two. Not conduct becoming of a legislator, for sure, but who hasn’t dreamed of kicking an airline employee’s ass from time to time?