Adam Clark Estes
The Atlantic Wire
July 4, 2011
My, how things change quickly. Thursday morning, Dominique Strauss-Kahn sat in his multi-million dollar TriBeCa mansion on house arrest. Friday night, he’s free without bail and enjoying a $700 dinner with his wife and friends at an upscale Upper East Side Italian restaurant. By Saturday morning, the New York Post splashed the headline across their front page: DSK MAID A HOOKER. Followed by: “‘Took Care of Guests on the Side.” Guess what? It’s an exclusive. From one anonymous source’s profanity-laced recollection of DSK’s accuser and her salon-going habits.
Let’s get this straight. About 24-hours rape accuser’s credibility is called into questioned, the newspaper jumped from calling her a victim to calling her a hooker. Based on this account: