Column | America: Imagine the World Without Her

July 8th, 2014 9:15 PM
Do we conservatives really mean it when we say that we need to promote our ideas in the popular culture through books, movies and other media? If so, we need to support people like Dinesh D'Souza and his latest movie and book, "America: Imagine the World Without Her." I saw the movie, and I loved it. Dinesh is a passionate patriot who "chose this country" and loves it…

Costco Removes Dinesh D'Souza's 'America' From Bookshelves

July 8th, 2014 11:38 AM
Censorship can be highly counterproductive as Costco is now learning. Costco has ordered the removal of Dinesh D'Souza's book, "America: Imagine A World Without Her" from its bookshelves nationwide as reported the Washington Times. The owners of Costco have donated heavily to Obama and the Democrats but if they think banning it will harm the sales of the book (and the…

Obama's Radical Mentor on Independence Day: ‘I'm Not Proud to be an

July 3rd, 2014 2:04 PM
Just in time for Independence Day, Fox News’ Megyn Kelly hosted a two part preview of an interview with Bill Ayers that will air in full July 4. The July 2 segment pitted the former Weather Underground bomber against conservative filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza, who’s new film, “America” was also released July 2.  Ayers, who never repented of bombings and other…

'2016' Producer Wants Michael Moore Removed From Motion Picture Academ

May 12th, 2013 12:05 PM
Many conservatives were disgusted this year when "2016: Obama's America" didn't receive an Oscar nomination for best documentary. In a letter to Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Hawk Koch obtained by the Hollywood Reporter, one of the film's producers, Gerald Molen, has asked for Michael Moore to be removed from the documentary branch of the Academy…

Bozell Column: The Polluted Oscar Documentary Pool

December 8th, 2012 7:57 AM
The cabal that chooses the 15 nominees for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature has issued its 2013 selections. Why was the the top-grossing documentary of 2012 -- and the fourth most-successful documentary of all time – not on that expansive list? Because it was “2016,” the film in which conservative author Dinesh D’Souza warns of a dark future for America…

Bozell Column: '2016' vs. Al Gore

September 29th, 2012 6:53 AM
Two weeks ago, Dinesh D’Souza’s documentary “2016: Obama’s America” passed Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” for second place on the all-time box-office money list for political documentaries. It now has a box office gross of more than $32 million. But if you’re an independent or a liberal who’s unplugged from conservative websites and…

Diatribes! WashPost's David Maraniss Lashes Out at Anti-Obama Authors

September 25th, 2012 3:14 PM
Journalists are tweeting about a YouTube video of Washington Post reporter David Maraniss speaking Monday at the University of Virginia's "nonpartisan" Miller Center. When asked if there were Obama books out there that he thinks were wrong, and he said to laughter, "Man oh man, are there." Maraniss began by listing all the Obama books by his fellow reporters in the…

'2016: Obama's America' Now No. 2 Ever in Political Documentary Genre

September 9th, 2012 3:09 PM
Including BoxOfficeMojo.com's weekend estimates, "2016: Obama's America," which grossed over $3.2 million during that time, has now reached Number 2 on the all-time list in the Political Documentary category, a genre which apparently didn't arise until the early 1980s. The only movie with a higher gross than "2016's" $26.1 million is the unreachable (and…

ABC's Nightline Knocks 'Disingenuous' Claims in Dinesh D'Souza's 'Cons

August 30th, 2012 4:08 PM
Nightline reporter David Wright on Wednesday night profiled the new conservative documentary 2016: Obama's America, but warned that the film was a "conspiracy" movie that included "disingenuous" ideas. D'Souza asserted that he takes Obama and his words seriously, prompting him to believe that the President is pushing an anti-American agenda. Wright scolded,…

Anti-Obama Filmmaker Calls MSNBC 'Cowards

August 30th, 2012 3:14 PM
In a video interview, anti-Obama filmmaker and author Dinesh D’Souza told The Hollywood Reporter that MSNBC and other media outlets were “cowards” because they would not acknowledge his new documentary 2016: Obama’s America, despite the film’s emergence this last week in the Top Ten. D’Souza said: “Look at MSNBC. You could watch that channel and not…

'2016: Obama's America' Earns $6.238 Million for Weekend, Hits Number

August 26th, 2012 7:36 PM
As I suggested yesterday (hardly a prediction since it was so clearly going to happen), "2016: Obama's America" has taken in enough in estimated gross proceeds this weekend ($6.238 million from Friday through Sunday) to become the top conservative post-1982 documentary (and number six overall, behind four Michael Moore films and Al Gore's "Inconvenient Truth").…

Wash Post Gushed Over 'Emotional Power' of 'Fahrenheit 9/11,' Slams 'F

August 25th, 2012 11:23 AM
The Washington Post film review of the new conservative documentary 2016 mocked the movie as a "fear-mongering" "infomercial" that is too opinionated. The same paper, however, gushed over the "emotional power" of liberal filmmaker Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11, praising it as a "cultural juggernaut." 2016 reviewer Michael O'Sullivan knocked…

Chris Matthews Slams Huckabee for Getting it Wrong on Obama and Kenya

March 16th, 2011 6:42 PM
Here's an example of a former newspaper man correcting a politician's claim -- and his correction requiring a correction. Appearing on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" on Monday, MSNBC's Chris Matthews offered kneejerk condemnation of Mike Huckabee saying President Obama grew up in Kenya as "racist," an assertion Huckabee had acknowledged as inaccurate.…

Matthews Compares Will's Condemnation of Gingrich and Huckabee to Buck

March 7th, 2011 8:06 PM
As NewsBusters reported Saturday, George Will this weekend lambasted Newt Gingrich and Mike Huckabee about separate comments the two have made regarding Barack Obama's background and upbringing. On Monday, during his fifth day in a row on this subject, MSNBC's Chris Matthews actually compared Will's column to William F. Buckley Jr. banning anti-Semitic writers from the National…