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A Frenchie’s reaction

After having lived a long time in the States, Doris P. sees America with French eyes  :   “Ce que X,  Y, le Président fait dans sa vie privée ne regarde personne, seulement  lui et son entourage. Toutefois un bémol … Continue reading

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Michèle voit tous les côtés !

Michèle L. voit le phénomène de tous les cotés: Oui Susan, je ne suis pas étonnée de ton message. Je sais qu’aux Etats-Unis et ailleurs l’affaire « Hollande » a eu un certain retentissement. En France un peu moins, paradoxalement. Je constate … Continue reading

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English rags tell more than French

Several English rags are publishing rumors that Julie Gayet, President Hollande’s new mistress, might be 4 months pregnant. The rumor is said to have been started on Twitter, subsequently removed, but taken up, mostly, by the foreign press. True to … Continue reading

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Speaking French Doubles Bradley Cooper’s Sex Appeal !

Speaking French just doubled Bradley Cooper’s sex appeal. A youtube video of him being interviewed in French on French TV got over 2 million hits in its first 3 days and is still going! Ooh là là! You too can … Continue reading

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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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Join French Women Standing Up for Rape Victims!

Look at these French women demanding respect for rape victims – yesterday – at the Place Beaubourg! New political energy is emerging due to the DSK affair.  You can read and sign a petition put together by several women’s groups … 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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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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Transparency versus Privacy ?

Two articles in English that show the differernces between the French and Americans are : (1) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05/18/dominique-strauss-kahn_n_863572.html  and   (2) http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/editorials/articles/2011/05/18/strauss_kahn_justice_like_for_any_other/

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List of Paris Restaurant Recommendations by American Fans

Un ami, Eric, m’a demandé: Je me disais : si j’avais des amis américains qui venaient à Paris et qui me demandaient l’adresse de 3 restaurants “sympa-typique-parisiens” qui laissent un bon souvenir, je ne saurais pas quoi leur indiquer ! … Continue reading

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