Skip to comments.Indignation, Anger and Confusion in France Over Strauss-Kahn Case
Posted on 07/03/2011 2:26:28 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
July 3, 2011, 3:08 pm
Indignation, Anger and Confusion in France Over Strauss-Kahn Case
By DAN BILEFSKY
Days after the revelation that the case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn was on the verge of collapse, France reacted with a mix of Gallic indignation at the American justice system, fevered speculation about his political rehabilitation and visceral anger by some feminists that the former head of the International Monetary Fund was now being cast as a victim.
The almost overnight transformation of D.S.K. as Dominique Strauss-Kahn is widely known in France from alleged sexual predator to seeming victim of an unscrupulous accuser has riveted and divided the country. The news that the Sofitel maid who had accused D.S.K. of rape had repeatedly lied to prosecutors has also spurred talk of a political comeback for the one-time French presidential contender that only weeks ago was deemed impossible.
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In France it is apparently OK for married men to boff the hotel maid as long as you don’t pay her. Er, maybe paying her is OK too.
Hilarious commentary in this article by Mr. Bernard Levy, comparing DSK to Dreyfuss!
EFF the French! They are just a pack of smarmy bastards who have the totally mistaken idea that the world gives a rats bottom what they think.
To the French: Our ideals demand that nobody is above the law. A credible accusation must be taken seriously. Unlike Napoleonic, the accused is presumed to be innocent and the burden of proof is on the government. Notice how quickly (in terms of how fast courts function) exculpatory facts came out and how short a period of time for the Court to take those facts into account.
BTW: How are you all doing in seeking justice for the victims of all those rioting “youths” that like to make sport of how many cars they can set alight?
I want to care what the French think. I just don’t.
But he did have sex with that woman, right?
Bernard-Henri Levy states the obvious: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2011/07/02/bernard-henri-l-vy-lessons-of-the-dominique-strauss-kahn-affair.html
Yep, his DNA was found on her. Just because she is scum does not mean there was no rape. It however does damage her credibility.