Oh, this story gets juicier and juicier. Turns out that the woman D’Souza was cavorting with is also married, or was as of a few months ago. Right Wing Watch looked at her Facebook page, which shows that she got married on Dec. 31, 2011. And at leas as of May of this year, she was still letting her husband tell her how to vote:
While some of us are still nursing heartbreak over Santorum’s defeat or the great Doctor’s Man of La Mancha campaign, unfortunately for you WAPO, we on the Right have already rallied around a man we’ll make, with however many misgivings, our guy. I was already going to vote for Romney because my husband told me to.
Here’s the thing about all this: I have no problem whatsoever with someone starting a relationship while they’re getting a divorce. D’Souza has been living apart from his wife for two years now and says that his wife had asked for a divorce back in 2010. If he just let that lie there until he met someone new and then initiated the divorce, I think that’s perfectly fine. Hell, I dated a woman for more than a year who was going through a divorce. The relationship is over, you move on. Not a problem for me at all. And he says he only met this woman three months ago.
But remember, D’Souza holds himself out as a Christian apologist. And it was the Christian media that pushed this story out there, questioning his morality for sharing a hotel room with this woman (premarital sex being forbidden by the Bible, of course). He now denies sharing a hotel room with her and denies having told someone that “nothing happened,” but that’s not exactly believable. A 51 year old man traveling with a 29 year old woman he says he only met three months ago, who was also married as of a few months ago, introducing her as his fiance, but someone is supposed to believe that they haven’t had sex? It strains credulity more than just a bit.