Kate Prengel

18 August 2011

I went down to the courthouse to take a look at him. The younger journalists were camped out on the floor, and the court officers had set up a velvet rope in front of the door. This led to a certain amount of posturing. “Don’t you know who I am?” one of the Newsweek reporters asked a bailiff, unconsciously echoing what Strauss-Kahn is supposed to have asked the maid. More…