Someone needs to keep this guy off of the Internet while he's finishing his sentence.
From Litle Green Footballs: Hilarious: Dinesh D’Souza Falls for Fake Photo of Hillary Clinton With Confederate Flag:
Convicted felon Dinesh D’Souza, who is often described as an “intellectual conservative,” fell hook, line and sinker for that fake photo of Hillary Clinton with a “Confederate flag” on her bookshelf, debunked yesterday by LGF contributor “Vicious Babushka.”
In the replies to D’Souza’s tweet, numerous people have informed him it’s not real, but more than two hours after he tweeted it he still hasn’t corrected it, or answered any of these people.
At Talking Points Memo, Brendan James suggests D’Souza may have edited the image himself, but that’s unlikely. As we pointed out yesterday, the fake photo originally appeared on July 5 at this loonball right wing site. And they still haven’t corrected or retracted their post, either.
Conservatives will undoubtedly still be circulating this fake photo for the next ten years.
Here's more from PoliticusUSA:
It is unclear whether D’Souza knew the image was altered, or if he is simply a useful idiot who was unwittingly duped by the fake picture. Either way it damages what little credibility D’Souza might have had left. [...]
Despite the fact that Dinesh D’souza is a convicted felon and a serial liar, he is still something of a folk hero on the far right, because of his strident criticisms of President Obama and Hillary Clinton. To his followers, whether or not his attacks against Democratic political leaders are accurate or not is largely irrelevant. They, like him, will choose to believe whatever they want to believe as long as it casts their political adversaries as enemies or villains. D’Souza is a frequent guest on CNN and FOX, where he is given a forum to mangle facts and push his partisan agenda. However, by circulating a doctored photo of Hillary Clinton, Dinesh D’Souza has merely confirmed what was already obvious to all but the cable news networks and his most ardent right-wing supporters. Dinesh D’Souza lacks intellectual honesty and critical discernment, and he doesn’t have an ounce of integrity.
UPDATE: D'Souza did finally acknowledge that the picture was photoshopped, and decided to just attack Clinton for her looks in response instead. People in glass houses shouldn't throw stones Dinesh.