Dinesh D’Souza: Obama Only Indicted Me Because My Film ‘Deeply Upset Him’


Conservative filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza made his first television appearance since being pardoned by President Trump.

Laura Ingraham began the interview by laughing at the “firestorm of freakouts” from the left.

“The left has freaked out more about my pardon than maybe any other,” D’Souza responded. ” I was watching something on CNN… and they were saying how ‘dangerous’ it is that I got this pardon. And I was thinking about that and it occurred to me that- I think I know what they’re getting at. It’s dangerous to them. It’s dangerous to their ideology.”

D’Souza reacted to CNN analyst John Avlon, who dismissed the filmmaker as a “Twitter troll” who “appeals to the worst instincts” by boasting his exposing of the “racist history of the Democratic Party” and exposing “a lot” about President Obama.

“Look, Obama would not have indicted me if I didn’t make a film that deeply upset him,” D’Souza continued. “I didn’t just go against his ideology, I kind of got into his head. And sometimes when I speak on campus, people go, ‘Well gee, Dinesh, what makes you think Obama saw your dumb movie or even cares about anything you have to say?’ The reason I think that is because he was attacking me on his personal website barackobama.com. So there you go. This is a narcissistic president who believe in the vendetta and recruited goons like Eric Holder and Preet Bharara to then carry his water for him, to go after me.”

Watch the clip above, via Fox News.

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