Posts Tagged ‘Dinesh D’Souza’

Trump’s Celebrity Pardons

June 1, 2018

Trump's Celebrity Pardons

U.S. President and reality show host Donald Trump ramped up the “wow!” factor on the latest episode of Celebrity White House yesterday with a presidential pardon for confessed federal felon Dinesh D’Souza, the conservative trollTwitter abuser, conspiracy theoristadulterer, and Christian college official who admitted to making illegal campaign contributions. Ted Cruz is “positively gleeful.”

Mr. Trump, who prefers to govern by fiat, discovered his federal pardon power when he sprang racist Joe Arpaio from the pokey, pardoned perjurer Scooter Libby, and pardoned Sly Stallone’s pal Jack Johnson, “a person that, when people got to know him, they really liked him,” as the president put it. The chief executive is also eyeing relief for federal felons and former Celebrity Apprentice stars Martha Stewart and Rod Blagojevich.

Donald Trump isn’t all that interested in celebrity justice; he’s sending a message to his indicted collaborators Michael Cohen, Michael Flynn, and Paul Manafort that he can bust them out of prison with the stroke of a pen if they keep mum.


The End of D’Souza

September 22, 2010

The End of D'Souza

Writer Dinesh D’Souza has clearly removed himself from legitimate intellectual discourse with his breathtakingly logic-free cover story in Forbes magazine.  “How Obama Thinks” is simply beneath contempt.

D’Souza alleges President Obama has somehow inherited a “rage” against capitalism and Western civilization with “roots” in the (unverified) opinions of the president’s Kenyan father, whom he pictures as some kind of over-educated neo-Mau Mau. This despite the fact that Barack Obama never knew his father, and has written about that at length. This despite the fact that no one has isolated a genetic basis for “anti-colonial rage.”