The former French finance minister has begun three days of testimony to try to prove his innocence and -- at least partially -- revive his battered reputation. He told the judge the frequency of the parties has been grossly exaggerated in the press. “When one reads about this, one gets the impression that this was frenetic activities, the dates are so mixed up,” he said. “It was four times a year for three years, nothing more.” [Bloomberg, earlier]
Dominique Strauss-Kahn: The Managing Director Of The IMF Might Attend A Dozen Sex Parties, Sure, But Pose For Pictures With Women He Knows To Be Prostitutes? Come On Now
Somehow this is supposed to be part of his defense.