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lightningandsnow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-14-11 10:12 PM
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23. Anyone can be a rapist.
Even "nice guys". Even public figures.

How long will it take people to wake up to what anti-violence advocates have been saying all along?
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  -IMF Head Arrested in New York (Accused of Sexual Attack) Hissyspit  May-14-11 06:40 PM   #0 
  - Replaying in miniature what his organization does on the macro-scale  alcibiades_mystery   May-14-11 06:47 PM   #1 
  - A French family values guy?  Yon_Yonson   May-14-11 07:28 PM   #12 
  - In America he thought wealthy were above the law. Just couldn't run fast enough huh  bjobotts   May-14-11 11:37 PM   #31 
     - American Express - don't leave the crime scene without it!  Divernan   May-15-11 08:01 AM   #49 
  - Oh, you so got that right. K&R  closeupready   May-15-11 12:16 AM   #33 
  - That was my very first thought!  JNelson6563   May-15-11 08:09 AM   #50 
  - Its not metaphor, its irony.  apnu   May-16-11 09:13 AM   #70 
  - Apparently raping the developing world was not enough.  Zynx   May-14-11 06:47 PM   #2 
  - + 1 and an extra ten points for being  truedelphi   May-15-11 12:16 AM   #32 
  - Good Song About It  Mark D.   May-15-11 12:39 AM   #37 
  - IMF dirty MF ...perfect fit  mod mom   May-15-11 06:22 AM   #47 
  - well played... n/t  Blue_Tires   May-15-11 01:01 AM   #39 
  - Bam!!  Strelnikov_   May-15-11 01:05 AM   #40 
  - +1 n/t  primavera   May-16-11 08:35 AM   #69 
  - Just a few hours earlier, the problem for his presidential run was that his suits are too expensive  muriel_volestrangler   May-14-11 06:52 PM   #3 
  - And this guy was trying to gain the French Socialist  socialist_n_TN   May-14-11 07:06 PM   #7 
  - From what I've read he is the frontrunner which is bizarre to say the least.  snagglepuss   May-14-11 07:25 PM   #11 
  - Otoh, what we can expect from the right wing .... thugs, thieves -- imo!!  defendandprotect   May-14-11 07:30 PM   #14 
  - Well, Marxists are socialists, but not all socialists  socialist_n_TN   May-14-11 07:35 PM   #15 
     - Don't you mean French toast?  Qutzupalotl   May-15-11 11:02 AM   #59 
        - LOL! Yep, I guess I DO mean "French toast"  socialist_n_TN   May-15-11 11:55 AM   # 
  - Don't forget the Porsche - Very "gauche caviar" n/t  AzNick   May-14-11 11:07 PM   #27 
  - Sorry But The Prez's Suits Don't Look Good Enough To Cost That Much  Me.   May-14-11 07:25 PM   #10 
     - He'd look good wearing a barrel.  Rozlee   May-14-11 09:39 PM   #21 
  - The old meglamaniac perv probably isn't used to hearing the word "No".  marmar   May-14-11 06:54 PM   #4 
  - Link to NYT article cited in Reuters report:  Garbo 2004   May-14-11 07:00 PM   #5 
  - NYPD FTW  makhno   May-14-11 07:04 PM   #6 
  - Wow...there goes his credibility. Possible smear like Assange? nt  Lucky Luciano   May-14-11 07:11 PM   #8 
  - isnt IMF head, the very definition of UN-Assange? nt  La Lioness Priyanka   May-14-11 10:51 PM   #25 
     - Not saying they have the same ideals. Just wondering if it was an intentional smear.  Lucky Luciano   May-15-11 08:26 AM   #53 
        - why would the powers that be, want to smear one of their own?  La Lioness Priyanka   May-15-11 11:41 AM   #60 
           - Speaking only to the IMF aspect, it appears he had been trying to shift IMF  suffragette   May-15-11 01:40 PM   #66 
  - These Money  femrap   May-14-11 07:20 PM   #9 
  - I'll await facts, trials, etc. before judging  Bragi   May-15-11 09:20 AM   #57 
  - Let's see where this goes vs ....  defendandprotect   May-14-11 07:29 PM   #13 
  - Not his first sex scandal  starroute   May-14-11 07:45 PM   #16 
  - There's nothing scandalous about entirely mutually consensual adult sexual encounters  Ghost Dog   May-15-11 02:53 AM   #42 
     - The scandal is not in the sex but in what surrounds it  starroute   May-15-11 12:38 PM   #63 
  - String him up and toss this Socialist-In-Name-Only rapist in the clink.  Odin2005   May-14-11 08:32 PM   #17 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-14-11 08:58 PM   #18 
  - Maybe he had been watching porno of........  Scottybeamer70   May-14-11 09:01 PM   #19 
  - A Berlusconi in training?  Downwinder   May-14-11 09:26 PM   #20 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   May-14-11 09:52 PM   #22 
  - Anyone can be a rapist.  lightningandsnow   May-14-11 10:12 PM   #23 
  - Huh?  Bragi   May-15-11 06:20 AM   #45 
     - Anyone can rape at any age.  lightningandsnow   May-15-11 08:47 AM   #55 
        - I simply await more information  Bragi   May-15-11 09:19 AM   #56 
  - This has to be a diversion. They raped the entire world with their crooked system already.  freshwest   May-14-11 10:12 PM   #24 
  - Indeed they did. n/t  truedelphi   May-15-11 12:16 AM   #34 
  - You gotta wonder how many times assholes like this have got away with this sort of thing.  Prometheus Bound   May-14-11 11:05 PM   #26 
  - How do you know he's guilty?  Bragi   May-15-11 06:20 AM   #46 
     - Are you suggesting this is a conspiracy to frame him?  Prometheus Bound   May-15-11 07:20 AM   #48 
        - To be fair- he did have a plane to catch  catgirl   May-15-11 08:22 AM   #51 
        - No.  Bragi   May-15-11 08:43 AM   #54 
  - This is a major bombshell.  mn9driver   May-14-11 11:16 PM   #28 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-14-11 11:21 PM   #29 
  - Another arrogant fuk-nutz gets his reward.  Hardrada   May-14-11 11:22 PM   #30 
  - Do NOT let him leave the US, or else he will NEVER face justice.  closeupready   May-15-11 12:23 AM   #35 
  - I smell a rat.  mn9driver   May-15-11 12:30 AM   #36 
  - Me too.  Ghost Dog   May-15-11 02:08 AM   #41 
  - Agreed. This makes no sense.  Bragi   May-15-11 05:56 AM   #44 
  - He's always had a reputation as a skirt chaser.  bikebloke   May-15-11 09:30 AM   #58 
  - A UMP (Sarko's party) member tweeted about the incident before it was reported  suffragette   May-15-11 02:42 PM   #67 
  - Uh-huh. He's either really, really stupid and cluelessly arrogant,  Zorra   May-15-11 08:23 AM   #52 
  - Let the slut-shaming begin!  AngryAmish   May-15-11 11:55 AM   #61 
  - Sarkozy plotted with an Hispanic housekeeper and the Manhattan Special Victims Unit?  Divernan   May-15-11 01:06 PM   #65 
  - If anyone is behind it, it is Sarkozy. The National Front will never win in the second round.  Zynx   May-15-11 11:19 PM   #68 
  - Oh at first glance I thought it either Ethan Hunt or Jim Phelps.  sce56   May-15-11 12:45 AM   #38 
  - moved by author  Bragi   May-15-11 05:53 AM   #43 
  - This is beyond bizarre.  Mr. Jefferson   May-15-11 12:02 PM   #62 
  - This story doesn't make sense. I also smell a rat. nt  Pooka Fey   May-15-11 12:52 PM   #64 
  - the housekeeper is my heroine  riverwalker   May-16-11 09:28 AM   #71 

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