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The New York Times states the obvious with an article today describing how IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn‘s reputation has been blackened by charges of sexual assault and attempted rape against a maid at a New York hotel.

What’s interesting are the multiple reputations that Strauss-Kahn has, both good and bad. In that one Times article, it makes reference to “his reputation as a womanizer,” his “reputation as a skilled, hands-on and tough-minded manager who did not shy from making tough decisions,” and the references to him as a “a caviar socialist…an image that was reinforced recently with the publication of a photo of him stepping into a Porsche in Paris.”

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