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JDPriestly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-11 05:01 PM
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11. Dominique Strauss-Kahn was known as having an uncontrolled
libido. That was his vulnerability.

Whether or not there was a plot, his accuser's story did not make sense in the case at the Sofitel. And DSK's history was of harassing women, not raping them.

An excerpt from the article:

The most unusual evidence described by Epstein is a security video of the hotel's engineer, Brian Yearwood, and an unidentified man apparently celebrating the day's events. Earlier, Yearwood had been communicating with John Sheehan, a security expert at Accor, which owns Sofitel, and whose boss, Ren-Georges Querry, once worked with a man now in intelligence for Sarkozy.

The unidentified man with Yearwood had been spotted previously on hotel security cameras accompanying Diallo to the hotel's security office after the alleged attack. The video shows the men near the area where Diallo is recounting her story and, less than two minutes after police have been called, they seem to congratulate each other enthusiastically. "The two men high-five each other, clap their hands, and do what looks like an extraordinary dance of celebration that lasts for three minutes. They are then shown standing by the service door apparently waiting for the police to arrive," Epstein writes.

Epstein meticulously pieces together the movements of hotel staff and Strauss-Kahn by examining the electronic records left by their room keys and phones. These show Diallo entered the room between 12.06 and 12.07pm. At 12.13pm, Strauss-Kahn called his daughter about having lunch. During those six or seven minutes, Diallo said she was brutally sexually attacked and dragged around the room.

. . . .

There is also information about a lost phone that belonged to DSK and Diallo's visit to the hotel room next to DSK's after being in DSK's room. There are questions also about another hotel employee who entered DSK's room right around the time Diallo did, who was not shown by hotel records to have left that room and who refuses to be interviewed by DSK's attorneys thus far.

In cases like this in which the political stakes are so high, never jump to conclusions. French history is full of strange conspiracy theories and for good reason.

I will keep an open mind on this one. It appears that DSK offended a lot of women. But that does not mean that he could not have been set up this one time. In fact, conservatives have been known to undermine their opponents by exploiting the opponent's weakness for political gain. Doesn't mean that is what happened here, but doesn't mean that is not what happens here. We just don't know.

Bill Clinton was a womanizer -- but the American people elected him for two presidential terms knowing that fact.

We don't know what kind of president DSK might have made for France. But it was clear before this event that Sarkozy was quite worried that DSK might become the president of France.

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