The Fall and Reinvention of Dinesh D'Souza

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Dinesh D'Souza resigned from the presidency of the King's College, in New York, last month.

Dinesh D'Souza sounds amused when told that some of his detractors describe him as a man who is down.

The prominent conservative sees himself as a lot of things these days: public intellectual, best-selling author, big draw on the lecture circuit, auteur behind a widely seen political documentary. But "down" is not a word he uses for himself.

Sure, he did end up resigning last month from the presidency of the King's College, an evangelical Christian institution, following an