Here are some things in the media that I want to pass along regarding the Dominique Strauss-Kahn rape scandal. They deal with a variety of things, including victim-blaming, responses in the French media, the “conspiracy theories” coming from members of the French elite, and the problematic history of “the great seducer.” Click on an image below to check out the article/video.
From the Daily Show with Jon Stewart:
And a second clip, in which Jon Stewart astutely points out that “The head of the IMF trying to f*** an African” is “like a live action metaphor.”
And finally, from the National Organization for Women: