The revelation that the case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn appears to be unravelling raises an obvious question – is is too late for DSK to resurrect his presidential ambitions? If this were a novel or a TV mini-series, the next step would clearly be for him to return to France, a vindicated man, and to be swept to the presidency. However, reality is likely to be a bit more complicated. Le Figaro are running a poll of their readers, asking whether DSK could yet become president – by roughly two-t0-one, they feel that the answer is No. And that, surely, must be where the odds lie. Read more
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