“All crime is about stealing,” utters Dinesh D’Souza on the voiceover for his new film’s trailer, sounding like a stoned Bill Walton who accidentally caught a 7-Eleven shoplifter after wandering in for a cheeseburger-flavored hot dog. But D’Souza himself doesn’t have such quotidian concerns. What he’s worried about is the stealing of...America as we know it.
Conservative pundit Dinesh D'Souza was sentenced to five years probation and a $30,000 fine today for violating campaign finance laws. For the first eight months of his probation, D'Souza will have to live in a "community confinement center" and undergo "therapeutic counseling." Basically, he has to go to rehab for being a bad person.
Last week, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara charged the conservative firebrand Dinesh D’Souza with steering his own money to a candidate (later identified as his Dartmouth classmate Wendy Long) under the names of others—a serious violation of federal campaign finance laws. Campaign records reviewed by Gawker suggest D’Souza may have employed the names of his former mistress, his mistress’s husband, and his own personal assistant to cover his tracks.
Another layer of intrigue has been revealed in the saga of the downfall of conservative academic and rising Evangelical star Dinesh D'Souza, who resigned from his perch atop King's College today after it was revealed that he had a fiancee while also having a wife. Right Wing Watch reports that his mistress/fiancée, Denise Odie Joseph II, was also married, and said in April that she was going to vote for Mitt Romney, "because [her] husband told her to."
2016: Obama's America, a conservative documentary based on a book by scholarly turtle Dinesh D'Souza, just had a breakout weekend, grabbing eighth place in the box office totals despite being on about a third as many theaters as its competition. You — a French-speaking polyamorous cosmopolitan grad-student liberal-type — have probably never seen it. What is it about, then? Judging from the trailer, which comes complete with a terrific spy-movie techno-"Middle Eastern music" soundtrack, here are some of its themes: