“People almost had started to write off the recall effort as not having any steam,” Laing told The Daily Beast.
Laing herself said she is a Democrat and was a strong supporter of Filner during his run for mayor in 2012.
Possibly this is exaggerated (Laing's knowledge of architecture was small), but there is in it an element of truth.
Maccarthy liked Laing's proposal and submitted it to the council.
Laing thinks that, till Mary fell, he preached only “at occasional intervals.”
Laing arrived at Timbuctoo on the 18th August, 1826, and recovered from his wounds.
Unhappily some one else opposed him for the Laing, which realised its normal value.
It is not anything that you have said, Mrs. Laing, but my own thoughts that are worrying me, he said.
But it is only fair to admit, she added, that he seemed rather to avoid Mrs. Laing.
The whole story is yours, not mine, Mrs. Laing, she said quietly.