The Reeducation of Dinesh D’Souza

Conservative commentator and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza was recently convicted for violations of American campaign finance laws, and part of his sentence included “therapeutic counseling”. Writing for City Journal, Dalrymple takes aim at such a sentence:

If crime is illness, no limit exists to the treatment that may be employed to cure it and nothing inhibits the use of ferocious remedies to root it out. As Lewis intuited, cruelty may then be disguised as benevolence, and there is no cruelty like that which believes it is doing good.

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