• 30 Aug 2011 at 10:23 AM

IMF Employees Give Dominique Strauss-Kahn The Clap

Strauss-Kahn, who was with his wife French TV personality wife Anne Sinclair, drove himself to the headquarters of the International Monetary Fund and met briefly with his successor and fellow French national Christine Lagarde. He later addressed a packed auditorium out of reach of the cameras of televisions crews and photographers who had camped outside the IMF all day waiting for the former director. “He received a very warm welcome,” said Paulo Nogueira Batista, who represents Brazil and a group of eight Latin American countries, after the meeting. “It reflects the fact that he is very much appreciated in the institution,” Nogueira Batista said, adding: “People clapped for very long periods.” Another witness, who asked not to be identified, said staff broke into spontaneous applause before Strauss-Kahn began speaking. [Reuters, earlier]

Comments (21)

  1. Posted by guest | August 30, 2011 at 10:34 AM

    Nothing he hasn't seen before.

    -little DSK

  2. Posted by 2_Small_2_Bail | August 30, 2011 at 10:36 AM

    "And lastly to the women of the IMF that I didn't fuck, I'm pretty sure there are a handful of you here tonight, I extend my sincerest apologies."

  3. Posted by Guest | August 30, 2011 at 10:48 AM

    Bess, you have a gift.

  4. Posted by guest | August 30, 2011 at 10:58 AM

    I can only imagine how bad his French TV personality wife's daddy issues are that she hooked up with this guy. And then stays with him.

  5. Posted by guest | August 30, 2011 at 11:01 AM

    "Joe," said DSK, just back from the IMF, "you never heard such cheering!"

    "Yes, I have," DiMaggio answered.

  6. Posted by HAM05 | August 30, 2011 at 11:05 AM

    clearly, you're not a golfer

  7. Posted by Backdoor_Bess | August 30, 2011 at 11:10 AM

    Along with his five phones, he clearly travels with a syringe of penicillin to help fight off the bigger STDs

  8. Posted by Nom de Splooge | August 30, 2011 at 11:13 AM

    Yeah, but no "Tide pen" to clean up those nasty baby batter stains…

  9. Posted by M. Levine | August 30, 2011 at 11:15 AM

    I put it in her water bottle.

  10. Posted by dontshoot_itsme | August 30, 2011 at 11:23 AM

    Was it a clap clap, or more of a slow clap?

  11. Posted by Nom de Splooge | August 30, 2011 at 11:40 AM

    more of a slow drip…

  12. Posted by Lazy Fare | August 30, 2011 at 11:46 AM

    Solid

  13. Posted by guest | August 30, 2011 at 11:50 AM

    FYI, DSK is the NKI..

  14. Posted by Mexi_Cant | August 30, 2011 at 11:57 AM

    That finger has been in better assholes then mine.

    -Sasha G.

  15. Posted by Z.. | August 30, 2011 at 12:21 PM

    Pigs are usually fed well before slaughter

    A.Weiner

  16. Posted by AlphaGekko | August 30, 2011 at 12:50 PM

    So DSK can allegedly sexually assault numerous women and get an auditorium full of people to applaud yet Matt Levine cannot get a single Dealbreaker reader to like one of his posts…

  17. Posted by Expensed Golf | August 30, 2011 at 1:36 PM

    If he don't golf, clearly he don't trade propane.

  18. Posted by Harry M | August 30, 2011 at 5:37 PM

    I fantasized about Bernie and DSK together serving long sentences.

  19. Posted by Guest | August 31, 2011 at 2:50 AM

    I'm going to "dislike" all of your posts from now on, just to see how low you can go on that dislike score

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