DSK’s latest indignity comes courtesy of Britain’s Telegraph this morning. The paper links him, through a well known Manhattan madame, to Eliot Spitzer.
As for running the IMF, after a long 30 seconds during which Gordon Brown was suggested for the role, Reuters says attention has now turned to French finance minister Christine Lagarde who has impressive trans-Atlantic credentials. Strauss-Kahn will again seek bail today.
France is fascinated: Le Parisien is covering this stuff minute-by-minute. Bizarre, as they say.