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Dinesh D’Souza Celebrates Successful Racist Trolling of Obama


How do you know when someone is posting a deliberately outrageous comment on Twitter just to see who will take the bait and give them attention they don’t deserve? When they actively celebrate that validation on Twitter mere hours later.

Case in point: conservative pundit Dinesh D’Souza, currently serving eight months in a “community confinement center” along with five years probation for violating campaign finance laws, who was bored enough to tweet these comments about President Barack Obama’s silly BuzzFeed video today, nearly a week after it first appeared online:

Just in case anyone took that the wrong way, he followed it up with:

Then, when Talking Points Memo highlighted his tweet in a blog post, D’Souza quickly tweeted a link to his followers (though failed to accurately type @TPM’s Twitter handle):

Of course, this isn’t the first time D’Souza has betrayed the fact that he only tweets such blatantly offensive comments about the president to boost his own profile. Just a few months ago, one of his hilarious jokes about “OBOLA” made the pages of Mediaite.

He promptly thanked us for shining some extra light on it:

As much as I would like to say this site will no longer be playing into this twisted game, as D’Souza — and Donald Trump, and Sarah Palin, etc. — have duly demonstrated, some comments are just too irresistible to ignore.

UPDATE — 1:50 p.m. ET: Further proof:

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