I have watched this movie.
I am barely familiar with Dinesh D'souza; I know he's a Christian author and a graduate of Dartmouth who immigrated from India.
The movie begins with an examination of Barack Hussein Obama's origins - his father's move to Hawaii, marriage to Obama's mother, and Obama's birth WHILE having a Kenyan wife and Kenyan-born children. Later on, the movie examines the "founding fathers" of Obama's political thought - Ayers, Frank Marshall Davis (a card-carrying member of the Communist Party USA), Edward Said, including Reverent Wright, whose "God d..n America" became famous.
D'souza says Obama barely had a relationship with his father and that they mostly corresponded by mail, and that Obama idealized his dad. D'souza travels to Kenya and interviews elderly men (peers of the senior Obama) and one says that Obama sr. and Obama the president have the same ideas.
D'souza criticizes Obama for his anti-colonial stance, for his returning the bust of Winston Churchill to the UK, for Obama's support of Argentina vs. Great Britain re: the Falkland Islands, for denying/forbidding off-shore drilling in the US while using US taxpayer money to allow it in South America. He also criticizes Obama for doing nothing to stop Iran from acquiring nukes and for taking the Palestinians' side vs. Israel.
One of the better parts of the documentary involves D'souza interviewing David Walker, former comptroller general (who was also in the documentary "I.O.U.S.A.") who quickly tells viewers the history of how much debt was accumulated between George Washington to Bill Clinton, and then how much by George Bush 43 and then by Obama.
This was good, because it catches the attention of the viewers who otherwise might be unaware of how deeply indebted the federal government is. But it is unfortunate that the Federal Reserve is not mentioned at all.
As for the Middle East, D'Souza was too sensationalist for my taste. He has a graphic in which a thorn-like line appears covering the entire Middle East including Egypt and northern Africa and then that region is titled "The United States of Islam." This is deceptive because it makes Iran look imperialist and that Iran wants to take over the entire region - when in fact it is the US under Obama with NATO/UK support which has been involved in both the Libyan and Syrian civil wars, funding rebels and including support towards Al-Qaeda. D'Souza also fails to mention the 16 US intelligence agencies declaring both in 2007 and in 2011 that no known evidence points to an Iranian nuclear bomb. (I know this movie was finished before very recent news came out saying that Israel and the US are now openly speaking about attacking Iran, but it's not as if the average American would take note anyway.)
Overall, this movie was good in the sense that it gives insight on what Obama thinks, where his ideology and worldview come from and how they were shaped, and it reminds viewers that Obama's race was used by people who voted for him as a reason to choose him over John McCain - people projected their dreams and aspirations (the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King JR) on Obama, thinking that by virtue of being black, Obama would be a champion of social justice. How wrong they were - the movies shows RT footage of interviews with what appears to be a few people during the Occupy protests of last fall saying they were disappointed in Obama.
But unless you're a Ron Paul Forums regular who knows what's really going on in foreign policy and with the economy, you'll walk out of theater thinking Obama is singlehandedly responsible for the federal debt level's historic heights and for Iran beoming a nuclear power.
Verdict: don't watch it unless you know NOTHING about Obama's background - that's all that the movie helped me with.
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