Obama discussed her struggles with self-doubt and challenged the intelligence of power players in the nonprofit, corporate, and government sectors — including the United Nations — with whom she had worked.
The piece in Newsweek covered a talk Obama gave in London alongside Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
In a tweet on Sunday, D’Souza called the senior thesis “a complete intellectual embarrassment not just to her but also Princeton.” He appended a link to Politico’s four-part PDF of the 66-page document for readers to assess it for themselves.
By way of context for these remarks on smartness, I offer you Michelle’s Princeton senior thesis, a complete intellectual embarassment not just to her but also to Princeton https://t.co/kte Vyw63XF https://t.co/6VSd Ds Su Mu — Dinesh D' Souza (@Dinesh DSouza) December 16, 2018 D’Souza’s Facebook post included a link to an article in Newsweek in which Mrs.
Anyone who has read Michelle's college thesis—a document so illiterate and incoherent that it was written, as Christopher Hitchens put it, in "no known language"—will chuckle heartily at this one.
Posted by Dinesh D' Souza on Sunday, December 16, 2018 Hitchens, in a scathing rebuke written for the liberal outlet Slate in 2008, said of the paper, “To describe it as hard to read would be a mistake; the thesis cannot be ‘read’ at all, in the strict sense of the verb.
“My speculation for this finding is based on the possibility that a separationist is more likely to have a realistic impression of the plight of the Black lower class because of the likelihood that a separationist is more closely associated with the Black lower class than are integrationist. She’s supposed to be so intelligent, her Thesis states otherwise.
By actually working with the Black lower class or within their communities as a result of their ideologies, a separationist may better understand the desparation [sic] of their situation and feel more hopeless about a resolution as opposed to an integrationist who is ignorant to their plight.” See these tweets — then see the video right underneath them. #Michelle Obama #Obama Gate #Obama Failure — Jane Bishop (@bishopjane10) December 17, 2018 @Michelle Obama Wow.
This is because it wasn’t written in any known language.” This weekend’s Facebook post was not D’Souza’s first criticism of Obama’s thesis.
Orthography, per Merriam-Webster, is “the art of writing words with the proper letters according to standard usage.” A sample from page 50 of the paper, concluding a section entitled “Associations between Ideologies and the Dependent Variables,” is below.