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The Porcupine's Quill: A Satire Column
by Arshad M. Khan
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Feb 21, 2012
RAMBEAU ON THE RUT ... AGAIN!
News Item: Labeled a rutting chimpanzee by one of his victims, former IMF
Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is being questioned now by police over dealings
with a high class prostitution ring in the northern French city of Lille. He is in
lock-up, and can be held there for questioning until Thursday.
Me, a rutting chimpanzee? Scare bleu! What profanity! I am gentle as a
lamb. They call me Rambeau. No, not Rambo. Rambeau! I can't help it if the
female of the species love me. And what is a little gift now and again but an
expression of love. Love! What a word ... I live by it. I have so much to give
... my wife overflows ... I have to go elsewhere.
Ask my friend Burlesquepony. He has the same problem. A little gift and
they want to put you in jail. I think I will go back into the wild where the air is
clean, the grass is green, and I can chase 'em up the trees and down again.
And you-know-what is really free.
Burlesquepony wants to join a circus. He has been practicing for many
years, after all. Not for me -- too confining, too few companions. Lille,
Marselle, Toulouse ... they are all waiting. And then there is Paris ... London
... New York -- no not New York. What narrow-minded puritans -- all that fuss
over a little rumpus.
Not much will happen in Lille either. This is France, my friend. I'll be on my
way soon to other hunting grounds. The English chase the fox; I chase the