According to Richard Martineau (who is not in the habit of making stuff up), France’s Culture minister, Frédéric Mitterand (nephew of former president François) wrote a book in 2005 in which he confesses to – or rather, brags about – engaging in sex tourism. He paid for sex with underage boys. And bragged about it. And now he’s his country’s Culture minister. And of course he’s defending Roman Polanski.
Of course. He would be.
For those of you who don’t read French, Big Blue Wave did a good job translating the money quote, here.by