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Bernard’s eloquent take on the scandalous non-scandal

Bernard, an observer of French culture writes with savvy eye and a golden pen : Décidément, l’année a commencé avec une actualité française bien chargée : une version présidentielle de Romeo et Juliette, le mélodrame de l’épouse abandonnée, ou plutôt … Continue reading

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DSK in Jail

Après la DS 3 Après la DS 4 et la DS 5 Bientôt la “DS – K” en TÔLE… The Café du Commerce posted this French pun. “En tôle” sounds exactly like “en taule,” which means “in prison.” 🙂

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Christopher Hitchens’ take on the DSK Scandal

Christopher Hitchens wrote an article on the topic for Slate on May 18, 2011. You can check it out on http://www.slate.com/id/2294965/. The following three extracts will give you an idea of it. Why is it that we cannot read any … Continue reading

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DSK, LA FEMME DE CHAMBRE, ET LE CONTRASTE CULTUREL FRANCO-AMÉRICAIN

Bernard Bichakjian, retired professor from the University of Neimegen,  has lived in both France and the States. He exposes the different perspectives the French and the Americans have of the DSK affair. Where is the line between transparency and privacy? … Continue reading

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Envoyé par un homme qui réfléchit

Wright nous écrit son opinion sur l’affaire DSK — J’ai vu les photos sur l’Internet des femmes françaises avec les fausses barbes en portant des panneaux. Mon opinion est que les Françaises ne sont pas si heureuses avec des bouffonneries … Continue reading

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Going Backwards ?

Michelle, a long-time feminist activist, is saddened by the thought that what we had perceived as progress in violence against women turns out not to be real. “Cette affaire est épouvantable. La presse, les politiques et tous les misogynes sortent … Continue reading

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Different Civilizations !

French and American perceptions are so different, that we do not belong in the same civilization, according to the prestigious leftist, Jean Daniel. In the Orange County Register, Mark Steyn recounted reactions in France: “We and the Americans do not … Continue reading

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