Dominique Strauss-Kahn: Indictment on Abuse of Male Power
Nafissatou Diallo speaks up against Dominique Strauss-Kahn adding to the growing long list mainly from the French side including his God-daughter, Tristan Banon, and her mother Anne Mansouret, a socialist politcian who describes Strauss-Kahn as a “rutting” chimpanzee…
The maid hovered in the suite’s large living room, just inside the entrance. The 32-year-old Guinean, an employee of the Sofitel hotel, had been told by a room-service waiter that room 2806 was now free for cleaning, “Hello? Housekeeping,” the maid called out again. No reply. The door to the bedroom, to her left, was open, and she could see part of the bed. She glanced around the living room for luggage, saw none. “Hello? Housekeeping.” Then a naked man with white hair suddenly appeared, as if out of nowhere.
That’s how Nafissatou Diallo describes the start of the explosive incident on Saturday, May 14, that would forever change her life—and that of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund and, until that moment, the man tipped to be the next president of France. Now the woman known universally as the “DSK maid” has broken her public silence for the first time, talking for more than three hours with NEWSWEEK at the office of her attorneys, Thompson Wigdor, on New York City’s Fifth Avenue.
When one reads further, one will find all the racist-sexist inuendos slipping in to discredit her further, inuendos that are considered ‘rights’ of a woman in feminist France – questionable rights imposed upon French Muslim women, who are considered ‘oppressed’ if they do not practice these ‘rights’.
Both world leaders, and the corporate media stance on this case stands as a testament to what the bastions of male power will do to maintain their power, and pay lip service to women’s rights, especially if it compromises their misguided egos…