Islamophobia

Dinesh D’Souza working with anti-Muslim leader Brigitte Gabriel?


Imagine2050 Staff • Oct 08, 2015
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In a recent Facebook post, anti-Muslim demagogue Brigitte Gabriel implied that she has future plans to work with disgraced conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza.

Gabriel, the founder and president of the anti-Muslim grassroots organization ACT! for America, posted a photo of herself with D’Souza and his fiancée at the La Valencia Hotel in San Diego, California on her personal Facebook account.

The photo was accompanied by the caption:

“Three heads are better than one and we’re putting them together for projects on the horizon. I’m here with Dinesh D’Souza and his fiancé Debbie. Stay tuned!!!”

In 2014, D’Souza pled guilty to one charge of felony after federal prosecutors convicted him of violating federal campaign laws after making illegal campaign contributions to Republican Senate candidate Wendy Long in 2012 and then providing false statements to the Federal Election Commission.

D’Souza narrowly escaped prison, and instead was sentenced to five years of probation, a $30,000 fine, and eight months in a “community confinement center.”

D’Souza is a controversial author and filmmaker. He wrote and and directed the anti-Obama propaganda film “2016: Obama’s America,” which he outlandishly claimed led to his investigation and conviction.

America_Imagine_a_World_Without_HerBut the conviction didn’t stop him from making films. Salon’s Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig summed up his most recent film, “America: Imagine the World Without Her,” as “atrociously bad argumentation to humiliating propaganda.” Other critics said the film attempted to downplay several of America’s historical wrongdoings, including the genocide of Native Americans. In his book, which shares the same name as the film, D’Souza argues that African Americans are better off because of slavery.

In her Facebook post, Gabriel also advertises a new film D’Souza is making with Hollywood producer Gerald Molen, to be released during the 2016 Democratic Convention. Molen, who produced D’Souza’s last two films, was scheduled to speak at an anniversary dinner sponsored by a local Montana ACT! for America chapter based in Flathead County last month.

It’s unclear what sort of “projects” D’Souza and a notorious anti-Muslim basher like Gabriel would be working on together.

Gabriel is known for her egregious rhetoric and activism to vilify Muslims in America and worldwide. She has previously said “every practicing Muslim is a radical Muslim.” She has also suggested a practicing Muslim “cannot be a loyal citizen to the United States of America.”

Guess we’ll just have to “stay tuned” to see what these two conservative firebrands have in store.

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