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Dinesh Joseph D'Souza (/dɪˈnɛʃ dəˈsuːzə/; born April 25, 1961) is an Indian-born American author, filmmaker, convicted felon, and conspiracy theorist, who is widely known as a far-right political provocateur.
- Michael Moore Hates America (2004)
- 2016: Obama's America (2012)
- America: Imagine the World Without Her (2014)
- Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party (2016)
- Death of a Nation (2018)
- Trump Card (2020)
Why He and His Films Suck
- First of all, he's known for making numerous terrible political documentary films that prove he's a far-right political provocateur and one of Donald Trump's biggest defenders.
- In 2014, he was found guilty in a federal court on one felony charge of using a "straw donor" to make an illegal campaign contribution to a 2012 United States Senate campaign.
- Most of his documentary films consist of him running down the Democratic Party, saying that they want to take America "back to the times of Jim Crow".
- His acting is very poor in all of his documentaries.
- He called Hillary's America's nominations and wins at the Golden Raspberry Awards "petty revenge" for Trump's shock victory in the 2016 presidential election, showing that he cannot handle even the slightest bit of criticism.
- He tries to use his films to influence prominent elections (for example, 2016: Obama's America was made to influence the 2012 election, Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party tried to influence the 2016 election, Death of a Nation for the 2018 midterms, and Trump Card for the 2020 election).
- Even though he is originally from India, he is pro-colonialist despite the many horrific things the British did to his homeland as with many other countries that suffered the brunt of it.
- After Trump's supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol in January 2021, he tried to downplay the event by pointing out that Antifa and Black Lives Matter had both been involved in riots the previous year, therefore using the "two wrongs make a right" fallacy. He also made the ridiculous claim that most of the rioters were probably Biden supporters who dressed up as Trump supporters in order to make the latter look bad.
- He also tried to justify the actions of the rioters with a quote supposedly from Thomas Jefferson: "When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When government fears the people, there is liberty." However, not only was this never said by Jefferson (it was actually said by John B. Barnhill, over a century after Jefferson's death), in-context it's meant to refer to members of the government fearing being voted out of office, not fearing people trying to assault or assassinate them.