Who is d souza and why did he establish this scholarship?
or about a decade now, Dinesh DSouza has been vexing serious left and liberal intellectuals. DSouzas meteoric risefrom Bombay-Rotary Club exchange student at the University of Arizona in 1978 to media-renowned political expert and Rishwain Scholar at Stanford Universitys conservative Hoover Institution todaymight be cast as one of the great immigrant success stories of our times. That along the way DSouza has, as he puts it, harpooned battalions of liberals and left Americans in the process, is his peculiar distinction. After all, it isnt everyday that liberal and left America should draw its most enthusiastic and anointed critic from the ranks of third-world university exchange students. Equally distinctive to DSouzas profile is that he has remained immune to serious counter-attack. This is not to say that he has not been criticized, but only that the most energetic efforts to curb his increasing influence have been undertaken by student activists unhappy with student fees underw ...more