DSK: Rapist or misunderstood sex addict?

posted at 8:15 pm on May 27, 2011 by Jazz Shaw

You Americans! You’re always so judgmental! Yes, it was very easy for you all to immediately jump on the story of Dominique Strauss-Kahn being a crazed, violent rapist. But did you ever pause to think of the other person’s side of the story? Did you even stop to consider that maybe the former head of the IMF could be the victim in all of this? Well, if he’s a sex addict, then you really can’t blame him, now can you? I’m sure you’re all feeling rather sheepish about now.

French politician and International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, arrested in New York Saturday for attempted rape, has long trailed a reputation among France’s cognoscenti as an ardent womanizer.

But when does an outsized appetite for sex morph into something deviant or violent? When does serial seduction give way to sex addiction?

“These concepts must be treated with caution, because we are at the border between so-called normal and pathological behaviour,” said psychiatrist Jean-Claude Matysiak, head of the addiction unit at Villeneuve Saint-Georges hospital outside of Paris.

I’m sorry… did you really just say, “serial seduction?”

Well, now that we’ve cleared up that little misunderstanding, I’m sure you won’t be bothered by a quick tour of the horrid, deplorable, inhuman conditions under which DSK is being held.

The Upper East Side rejected him, and he quickly wore out his welcome downtown, but yesterday, Parisian pariah Dominique Strauss-Kahn finally landed a posh pad in TriBeCa.

The uber-luxury, $50,000-a-month townhouse at 153 Franklin St. — replete with a home theater, gym, spa, bar and rec rooms — is where the former head of the International Monetary Fund will sit out his house arrest as he awaits trial on charges he sexually assaulted and attempted to rape a Midtown hotel maid.

The 27-foot-wide space in one of New York’s trendiest neighborhoods has attracted A-list actors and athletes as possible tenants, including Cameron Diaz and Alex Rodriguez, who eyeballed it earlier this year.

With four bedrooms and five full baths, there will be plenty of living space for Strauss-Kahn.

Located on a cobblestone street between Varick and Hudson, the home was built in 1915 but recently renovated by noted architect and designer Leopoldo Rosati.

Exit question: Do they have maid service?

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Do they have maid service?

Ouch.

John the Libertarian on May 27, 2011 at 8:18 PM

Exit question: Do they have maid service?

Well, he’s also allowed up to four visitors at a time.

No information on what “profession” the visitors could be in…

Wethal on May 27, 2011 at 8:21 PM

Exit question: Do they have maid service?

What about the Butler?

upinak on May 27, 2011 at 8:23 PM

I think the phrase, jamming it down…well, you know the rest, has some place in this. What a freaking perv.

mchristian on May 27, 2011 at 8:26 PM

If a drug addict commits a crime to get drugs they are a criminal.
If a sex addict (whatever) commits a crime to get sex they are a criminal not a phuqing victim.

darwin-t on May 27, 2011 at 8:31 PM

It’s easy, just following the bouncing ball:

Poor sodomite: Filthy sex pervert.
Rich sodomite: Poor, misunderstood sexual addict deserving of our sympathy and psychological help.

“Say Aaaaah…”

MaiDee on May 27, 2011 at 8:36 PM

Rapist or Filthy Socialist Pig……Both!!!!!!

adamsmith on May 27, 2011 at 8:42 PM

New defense: He has France in the Pants!

Blake on May 27, 2011 at 8:45 PM

Sure, ‘sexual addiction’ on steroids …

This guy needs a steady therapeutic diet of salt-peter.

marybel on May 27, 2011 at 8:50 PM

With four bedrooms and five full baths, there will be plenty of living space for Strauss-Kahn.

I’m thinking more along the lines of a combo bedroom-bathroom with 96 square feet of living space. Maybe with a roommate and lots of neighbors. A more structured lifestyle, with lots of supervision.

Tommy_G on May 27, 2011 at 8:51 PM

The term sex addict is used by people who behaved badly and are looking for a way to push the blame off of themselves. It is also used by therapists who are trying to make a lot of money by treating the alleged addicts.

DAT60A3 on May 27, 2011 at 8:58 PM

Parlez-vous bend over?

hillbillyjim on May 27, 2011 at 9:09 PM

What a load of BS.

AZCoyote on May 27, 2011 at 9:11 PM

Exit question: Do they have maid service?

Badda bing.

hillbillyjim on May 27, 2011 at 9:15 PM

If he is convicted, I favor changing the penal code to allow his victim to cut his manhood off. Just sayin’

Entitled pompous ass

karenhasfreedom on May 27, 2011 at 11:07 PM

No matter he is a vile elitist and statist, and someone whom I’d slap just for fun as I went through his reception line, and that he’s one-worlder, global warming sap, DSK deserves the legal presumption of innocent until proven guilty. The same presumption that the Duke Lacrosse players should’ve been given from the beginning.

I, for one, will celebrate his conviction if and when it happens, but I cannot in good conscience throw out the Constitution which guarantees his rights to disprove the charges made against him.

TXUS on May 27, 2011 at 11:39 PM

I never thought the Duke LaCrosse players were guilty almost from the start. It was quite obvious there was something fishy from the complaint early on in the investigation. The reckless disregard for the truth by the lame stream media was sheer malpractice.

Also, in my post above, I said IF he is convicted. But yeah, at that point, I want to throw out the cruel and unusual punishment part of the constitution and let his victim cut his manhood off.

karenhasfreedom on May 28, 2011 at 1:49 AM

DSK deserves the legal presumption of innocent until proven guilty.

And he’s got it….in a court of law. The rest of us aren’t required to put aside our intelligence because of a legal presumption that is not meant to be imposed on us.

Blake on May 28, 2011 at 9:39 AM

Do they have maid service(S)?

burt on May 28, 2011 at 11:57 AM

Do they have maidS serviceS?

burt on May 28, 2011 at 12:00 PM

“DSK deserves the legal presumption of innocent until proven guilty.”

Actually because of his wealth and status he will get a much, much better defense than the average American defendant.

Also Hot Air bloggers DESERVE THE PRESUMPTION OF COMMON SENSE. Do we believe that a thirty-two year old maid with a teenage son was so “turned on”by a chubby, ugly, 62-year-old dwarf that she voluntarily wrapped her mouth around his flaming glory? That’s the ONLY presumption than can be made (other than rape)with his DNA being found all over the place.

MaiDee on May 28, 2011 at 12:20 PM