Wednesday, August 17, 2011

DSK Rape Trial Turns Out to Be — Surprise! — All About Racism

• Nafissatou Diallo: I have a dream!
• DSK: I'm having a nightmare?!
In Plantu's take on the Dominique Strauss-Kahn trial, the Martin Luther King-invoking hotel maid is clearly standing nobly up for black pride and for civil rights. As Radegunda points out, the only time that the Stars and Stripes are used as a symbol of justice by a Frenchman like Plantu is when the American flag is allegedly depicting social justice.