Strauss-Kahn's detention

Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s arrest is a little catastrophe for the currently shaken European Union.

Gideon Rachman put it concisely:

[…] [I]t is almost impossible to imagine that Strauss-Kahn will recover fast enough from this scandal to run for the French presidency next year. In some ways that is a shame because – whatever his personal flaws – he represented a rational, internationalist, financially-literate, centre-left politics that France and Europe needs.

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