Monthly Archives: May 2011

Politicians Having Affairs

From Stephanie, an American who moved to France to raise a family with her French husband: “I have a whole range of emotions too. It just seems a bit fishy to me…It’s driving me nuts because I want to know … Continue reading

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DSK est fou !

Voici l’opion de Pamela Sacks, a journalist in Worcester, Mass.: “Dominque Strauss-Kahn est complètement fou! Les Francais aiment les riches et puissants – comme nous. Mais nous cherchons les fautes de ces gens et nous n’avons pas de compassion quand … Continue reading

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French-American reaction to DSK

Here are some reactions a Franco/American friend, another Susan, wrote, “just talking off the top of my head.” We went to college together but she’s been living in France ever since. “The French are always criticizing the American legal system … Continue reading

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Le Monde Publishes a potpourri of French Reactions

Le Monde publishes its take on the DSK affair, including comments from both professional journalists and readers. It includes some quotes from the American press.

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Must We Choose between the Left & Feminism?

The silence of France’s feminist socialists on the potential guilt of DSK is striking. Gisèle Halimi, the highly respected feminist leftist lawyer, seems to be the first to point this out.  You wonder if Martine Aubry, Ségolène Royal, and Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Ça le fout en pétard

Les réactions passionnées d’Eric à Paris: DSK n’est pas juste un homme qui aime les femmes. Ce n’est pas du libertinage. C’est de la pathologie sexuelle grave. Il le savait, tout le monde le savait, il y avait eu déjà … Continue reading

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“Relativisation” a French word English not in English!

Michèle voit plus de nuances dans l’affaire DSK. Du gris plutôt que du noir et blanc que nous avons vu jusqu’ici. Elle nous écrit de Paris. *** D’abord, ce serait faux de considérer qu’il y a d’un côté la France, … Continue reading

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