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Dinesh D'Souza Indicted For Campaign Finance Violations

New York seems to be taking campaign finance laws seriously. Now they've caught a big fish.
Dinesh D'Souza Indicted For Campaign Finance Violations
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Dinesh D'Souza, occasional Fox News guest commentator and creator of an Obama smear film released in 2012 has just been indicted for violation of federal campaign finance laws.


According to an indictment made public on Thursday in federal court in Manhattan, D'Souza around August 2012 reimbursed people who he had directed to contribute $20,000 to the candidate's campaign. The candidate was not named in the indictment.

The candidate may not have been named in the indictment, but the only federal Senate candidate D'Souza gave money to in 2012 was Wendy Long, who challenged Kirsten Gillibrand for her Senate seat.

No wonder James O'Keefe wants to get out of New York. How long can it be before he faces an indictment, too?

Update: His last tweet before the news broke is hilarious, as are some of the replies:

More on that whole Hollywood conservatives thing in another post. Hint for D'Souza: Targeting in these cases is simply law enforcement. Law and order, baby. That's what you conservatives are all for, right?

Here's the full indictment, courtesy of TPM.

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