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The head of the International Monetary Fund has been accused of attempted rape and sexual assault.  Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s (DSK) attorneys say that their defense will be one based upon consent.  Am I shocked at this line of defense? No.  In light of the accusation, another woman has stepped forward and recounted an attempt at rape that occurred ten years ago.  Again, am I shocked? No.

DSK has been arrested, and is in solitary confinement at Rikers Island Jail.  Good.

Look, I get it, “alleged” criminal.  I am all about defendant’s rights, but the fact of the matter is, if someone was accused of robbing this poor woman from Guinea, the assailant would be in the same position.  He has been accused of one of the gravest violations of another human being.  Inga Mucio describes the traumatic and suffocating feelings that a rape victim encounters in her book “Cunt,” and I couldn’t agree more: