Dinesh D’Souza is mad as hell and he’s not going to take it anymore. Okay, in reality Dinesh D’Souza is using his prosecution for campaign finance violations to promote a new documentary he’s releasing in a few months by striking the “I will not be silenced” pose. And here’s his strong defense of those charges:
He said he’s planning an aggressive defense of the criminal charges.
“Normally, when you charge somebody with a serious crime, in this case two counts of a felony with a maximum of seven years in prison, there has to be malevolent intent, you have to be trying to do something bad,” D’Souza explained.
“In this particular case, they are saying I transcended the campaign limit by $20,000, but even they admit that the motive of doing this is to help a long-time friend, a college classmate of mine, Wendy Long, who is running an uphill campaign for the Senate in New York. But they’re not alleging that I did this with a view to getting an appointment, or quid-pro-quo. I’m not a professional bundler in any way. This was, even if what they say was true, not normally the kind of thing for which you engage in this type of heavy-handed prosecution. It is unusual.”
Really? That’s your aggressive defense? You do realize that, like your attorney, you’re basically admitting that you violated the law, don’t you? Your motives don’t matter, you broke the law. And they won’t help you in court one little bit.