Skip to comments.The Silver Lining to L'Affair DSK
Posted on 05/16/2011 7:49:28 PM PDT by ventanax5
The abrupt arrest of IMF acting head Dominique Strauss-Kahn on charges of sexual assault against an employee at the New York hotel where he was staying are being treated as shocking in France. This is a "coup de tonnerre," a bolt from the blue, not to mention a body blow to the socialist party he was to represent in the upcoming elections. Everyone in Paris claims to be amazed, shaken--and doing some soul searching this Monday morning.
Very few, however, are protesting "DSK"'s innocence. But if the news really came as such a jarring surprise, shouldn't there be a clamour of disbelief? The shameful fact is that this news was not so much a shock as a long time coming.
In 2006, French journalists Christophe Deloire and Christophe Dubois wrote a book called Sexus Politicus about the colorful sexual lives of French politicians. While the American press tended to focus on the revelations about politicians of whom they had heard (Chirac, Mitterand, Sarkozy), the book also contained a chapter on risky, aggressive sexual behavior--titled "L'Affair DSK." As Mr. Deloire wrote in today's Le Monde, the media's strange code of silence about sexual abuse at the high levels of government may well have permitted, if not enabled, DSK's most recent offense. Egregiously, this book was published the year before Strauss-Kahn became head of the IMF
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The only thing really shocking to the French, I think, is that Americans are willing to arrest you for raping servants. Sexually abusing servants is par for the course over there.
Any day a major Socialist bites the dust is a good day.
Evidently he was confident nothing would happen to him. SOP in France where the "willing" Leftist Press covered for him. Does this routine sound familiar?
If Clinton can get away with serial assaults and rapes why can’t this pig?
I rather like the “rutting chimpanzee” comparison at the end of the article; it suits the case. These guys behave like savages. Somehow they got the idea that they were entitled to gratify their penises anytime, anyplace, with anyone they wanted.
Pretty sure that DSK had absolutely no fun at the hands of the NYPD Special Victims Unit. The mental image is amusing.
Clinton had con artist charm and charisma. It took him a long way.
“Clinton had con artist charm and charisma. It took him a long way.”
Does anyone know the French for Bubba’s favorite expression - “Kiss this?”
Soon to be replaced by a former JPM Fed shill. Whoulda thunk it?
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