Slices | May 20, 2014
Controversial Christian conservative Dinesh D'Souza has entered a guilty plea in a case involving the violation of some political campaign financing laws. The case in question involves allegations that he made illegal contributions to a New York Republican senatorial campaign, donating through "straw donors" to avoid state-mandated contribution limits. Although D'Souza had originally denied the claims and accused the administration of "selective prosecution," his surprise admission today is expected to to reduce the charges leveled against him.
D'Souza rose to prominence as a conservative author (he wrote 2007's What's So Great About Christianity?) and a harsh critic of President Barack Obama. As the author of The Roots of Obama's Rage and its film adaptation, 2016: Obama's America. He also had a brief, controversial stint as the president of King's College.
His sentencing will occur at a later date ... Discuss