Dinesh D’souza was in news recently for mocking the florida school surviors. Though he has apologised on the tweet below. It is interesting to see a journey of a person from Bandra to being a former advisor to Reagan. So let us look at Dinesh D’souza past to know him better.
Worst news since their parents told them to get summer jobs https://t.co/Vg3mXYvb4c
— Dinesh D'Souza (@DineshDSouza) February 20, 2018
As per his school website
Dinesh graduated from St. Stanislaus High School in 1976. He completed his 11th and 12th at Sydenham College, and then came to the United States as an exchange student. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1983, did graduate work at Princeton, and then went to Washington in 1985. Read more
Born in Mumbai, Mr. Souza, 55, is a former policy adviser to President Ronald Reagan, and has been affiliated with conservative organizations such as the American Enterprise Institute and the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.
He also directed a 2012 film critical of former President Barack Obama, 2016: Obama’s America and has written books including The End of Racism, Life After Death: The Evidence and Obama’s America: Unmaking the American Dream.
In 2014, he was indicted by a federal grand jury for arranging excessive campaign contributions to a candidate for the U.S. Senate.
Source – The Hindu
Are you mystified on about how this bandra boy Dinesh D’Souza developed his world view. ?
Blame it on Dartmouth.
The Ivy League college, a bastion of conservatism, threw open an intellectual world that he had never before been exposed to. “I think the most startling thing for me was the discovery that ideas matter.. that books can make us wiser about life than experience” he says, recalling his undergrad years.
The wide-eyed novice became a ready receptacle for whatever ideas came his way “and they happened to be very right-wing ones. He became friends with a group of conservative students who convinced him that the left was too cynical. By and by, his essays in the notoriously conservative a Dartmouth Review™ got noticed by the then Reagan administration and he was invited to join the White House as a policy analyst. The die was cast. Read more.
Image via Dinesh D’souza Twiiter account.