Filner, It’s Time to Move


Many of us here at HireAHelper are native San Diegans. We’ve enjoyed all the perks of growing up in America’s finest city: the warm sun on the sands of La Jolla Shores…school field trips to beautiful Balboa Parkthat one time we went to the Super Bowl

Now our business is based here, and we can appreciate how San Diego has only gotten better.  We’re chasing our dream of becoming the nation’s top craft beer brewing city (watch your back, Portland), we’ve birthed 6 new pandas, and somehow we were even named America’s #1 city for pizza *shrugs at Chicago and New York*.

Yet, we can’t even savor our pepperoni-flavored victory, because now, in their indignation, the Chicago Tribune has shot back with:

San Diego: We’ll give you best climate. We’ll even give you best summer vacation spot. You’re down for best zoo. And of course, best scandal (ahem, Mayor Bob Filner?)

And that was fairly mild. In case you hadn’t noticed, Mayor Filner is now a national joke. Conan, Leno, and Jon Stewart are all getting in on the act, and our city is the punchline. Continue reading