Strauss-Kahn Topped Bill Clinton

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Here’s an update on a blast from the past:


Strauss-Kahn pimping trial begets some raunchy testimony
The Associated PressGREG KELLER Feb 11th 2015 10:13AM

http://www.aol.com/article/2015/02/...maing-grid7|maing17|dl2|sec1_lnk2&pLid=611352

Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s world came tumbling down when he made the move on a hotel maid in NYC. S-K’s biggest mistake was not putting his wife in charge of bimbo eruptions.

The story was delicious because Strauss-Kahn was the head of the IMF —— a specialized United Nations agency. He was also a Socialist who was in line to become France’s president.

Laissez-passer was the part that fascinated me about S-K’s legal problems in NYC when he surrendered his passport. Concerned New Yorkers felt better when he gave it up no matter what it is. Eventually, I learned that laissez-passer is French doublespeak for diplomatic passport? To be precise, a laissez-passer is an alternative travel document issued by the United Nations. I remember asking “Where do I get one?”

The more I learned the more I smelled a rat because a laissez-passer can be issued by an organization —— any organization. To make Strauss-Kahn give it up along with his passport gave laissez-passers a legitimacy they are not entitled to. Logically, the judge should have made Strauss-Kahn surrender his library card, too.

Just how much weight a government gives to a laissez-passer is another matter entirely. Adolf Eichmann escaped from Nazi Germany on a travel document issued by the International Red Cross. Argentina had no obligation to accept it but it did. Presumably, a little money changed hands.

The good Lord only knows how many corporate CEOs have one in their back pockets; nevertheless, who do you think has access to laissez-passers? The answer is big shots whether they be CEOs, or government officials fleeing from a failed government like Adolf Eichmann, or well-connected criminals. In short: They are nothing more than an escape hatch for the worst people in every country. Put it this way, every law-abiding American can get a passport, but how many Americans can get a “travel document” from the United Nations?

Question: How many Muslim terrorists have laissez-passers issued by the United Nations?

Parenthetically, the NY judge who lifted Strauss-Kahn’s laissez-passer made a big mistake. Had S-K been allowed to keep his laissez-passer he might have used it to jump bail. Jumping bail on a laissez-passer would have showed Americans exactly why those things should not be recognized as legal travel documents, at least not in this country.

After S-K returned to France he was accused of rape by French writer Tristane Banon. I do not recall how that turned out, but S-K’s publicity made Bill Clinton squirm because it reminded Americans of Juanita Broaddrick:


Clinton Accuser's Story Aired
By Howard Kurtz
Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, February 25, 1999

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/politics/special/c lint on/stories/broaddrick022599.htm​

A little Clinton humor did surface in 2012 when Strauss-Kahn was first arrested for sleeping with working girls. S-K denied knowing that the women he slept with were prostitutes. His defense was that he did not know he was sleeping with prostitutes because the women were all naked at the time.

Not even Bill Clinton’s “IS” could top that story.
 

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