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Ken Clarke For The IMF? Let’s Examine Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s Package

AS Dominique Strauss-Kahn resings his post at the IMF- and Kenenth Clarke casts an eye over the vacancy and wonder if non-rape rape can be considered a perk of the job – Richard North looks at what the Frenchman leaves behind. And – yep – he really is a socialist:

Démissionné has such a lovely ring to it. With “infinite sadness” DSK feels “compelled” today to present to the Executive Board of the IMF his resignation.

He leaves behind a $441,980-a-year salary, higher than president Barack Obama’s, with the added sweetener of it being entirely tax-free. But struggling Greeks, to say nothing of the Irish and Portuguese, will be devastated to learn that the poor man also gives up the $79,120.00, paid in monthly instalments which, according to his contract, comes “… without any certification or justification by you, to enable you to maintain, in the interests of the Fund, a scale of living appropriate to your position as Managing Director”.

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Posted: 19th, May 2011 | In: Politicians | Comments (6)