"It was a crazy idea, it was a bad idea," D'Souza told U.S. District Judge Richard Berman before being sentenced. "I regret breaking the law."
Dinesh D'Souza avoids prison, sentenced to 5 years probation →
He wrote "The Roots of Obama's Rage" in 2010 and produced "2016: Obama's America" in 2012, the second-highest-grossing U.S. documentary film ever.
EDITORIAL: Selective prosecution of Dinesh D'Souza →