In his new book, DSK, John Solomon relies on a technique of channeling himself inside the head of people he has never met and rendering thoughts they have not stated. He also invents a conspiracy theory for me concerning Dominique Strauss-Kahn's missing BlackBerry.
Even if all the mysteries of the presidential suite have not been solved, it is now abundantly clear that if the district attorney's office had gathered more evidence before they arrested and imprisoned DSK, the outcome of the French election might well have ad a different victor.
I have spent the last 10 months investigating the incident of May 14th 2011 involving Dominique Strauss-Kahn. But despite all my digging, I have been unable to answer 10 key questions about the incident -- and nor was DSK able to shed light on them during my interview with him.
In general, the French President does not appear to be respected as a statesman. The French do not recognize Sarkozy's way of doing things as being familiar, as representing who they are, whether it be on the left or the right.