DINESH JOSEPH D’SOUZA — is an Indian American political commentator, author, and filmmaker. D’Souza is affiliated with a number of conservative organizations and publications, including the American Enterprise Institute, the Heritage Foundation, the Hoover Institution, and Policy Review. He is the author of several best-selling books, including What’s So Great About Christianity and Life After Death: The Evidence. In 2012, D’Souza released 2016: Obama’s America, a documentary film based on his 2010 book The Roots of Obama’s Rage. Both posit Obama’s attitude toward America derives from his father’s anti-colonialism and from a psychological desire to fulfill his father’s dream of diminishing the power of Western imperial states. In January 2014, D’Souza was indicted on charges of making illegal political contributions. He pleaded guilty and was sentenced to eight months in a halfway house, five years probation, and a $30,000 fine.