There couldn’t be a clearer example that the so-called Department of Justice is ready to unleash the power of the Federal Government against opponents of President Obama.
The basis of the charge is that Dinesh skirted around campaign finance laws by having his employees contribute to the Republican candidate for US Senate in New York. The allegation is that Dinesh told his employees they would be reimbursed, and they were.
With the government archiving every financial transaction in a “money laundering, organized crime, anti terrorism” database, it isn’t hard to see how DNC investigators could figure this out and contact the DoJ.
He doesn’t really deny that’s what he did. From my perspective, the law is the problem. Back in the 1970s, I worked for a bank – the bank had a political action committee – “officers” (which is probably half the employees) were strongly encouraged to give to the PAC with the understanding *wink* *wink* that when it was time for a salary review, their support would be rewarded.
His anti-Obama movie has grossed $36 million so far.