From suicide watch to the lap of luxury in Tribeca’s most expensive rental at 153 Franklin Street,
DSK hops to luxe lily pad
Frisky frog’s ‘townhouse arrest’ in 50G/month TriBeCa home
The uber-luxury, $50,000-a-month townhouse at 153 Franklin St. — replete with a home theater, gym, spa, bar and rec rooms — is where the former head of the International Monetary Fund will sit out his house arrest as he awaits trial on charges he sexually assaulted and attempted to rape a Midtown hotel maid.
I’d like to know what the facilities are like for the hotel maid, who is in protective custody.
The silver-haired French Lothario, who just a week ago was on suicide watch in a tiny isolation cell at Rikers Island, moved last night into a three-story, 6,800-square-foot townhouse — just steps from the Robert De Niro-owned sushi hot spot Nobu — that was secured by his heiress wife, Anne Sinclair.
DSK wasn’t even handcuffed for the move.
You can watch a slide show of the new digs here.
Epistemic closure among French Socialists, via Instapundit,
it seems a bit rich for Socialists to overwhelmingly take the side of the wealthy powerful politician with a history of sexual abuse allegations against what appear to be quite credible allegations of a poor Guinean refugee.
It’s all about power, and Socialists crave power.
Giethner just doesn’t understand,