Poll: Many French people think Dominique Strauss-Kahn was set up
- 57% of French voters think Dominique Strauss-Kahn was set up in the IMF leader’s sexual assault case
- 70% of French voters in the Socialist Party (the politician’s own party) think the same thing source
» Another conspiracy theory flourishes: French society is one where conspiracy theories like this can flourish — in part due to mistrust of business and political elites. But the fall of a man expected to run for president has many in absolute disbelief. “It highlights France’s denial … People do not want to believe it and it is interesting from the collective psychology point of view,” said Jérome Sainte-Marie of the polling group CSA. If it makes you feel better, French people, the U.S. loves its conspiracy theories too.
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