August 19, 2016 By Ed Brayton 0 Comments
Dan Cummins, one of the pastors at self-declared “prophet” Jim Garlow’s Skyline Church in San Diego, has an article in Charisma News where he reveals that Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan is a big fan of fake “historian” David Barton.
The Worldnetdaily has an article about Rafael Cruz addressing allegation from Donald Trump that he was somehow involved with the assassination of JFK. I really couldn’t care less about that, but these few paragraphs earn David Barton a Bryan Fischer Award:
Warren Throckmorton notes that Rick Green, David Barton’s co-host (and employee) on the Wallbuilders Live radio show, has begun introducing him on the show as “America’s premier historian.” No, seriously. With a straight face, apparently.
February 23, 2016 By Ed Brayton 0 Comments
One of my favorite bands, Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, have a song whose chorus goes “The world ain’t gone crazy, baby, it was born that way.” To prove that statement, I offer the fact that the David Barton School of Political Science is now a thing that actually exists.
February 12, 2016 By Ed Brayton 0 Comments
I troll the right wing fever swamps every day, so I’m rarely left astonished anymore. Stupidity is pretty much the only currency in use there. But every once in a while someone will come up with something that leaves me in a state that combines laughter with amazement. That’s your cue, Bryan Fischer.
January 21, 2016 By Ed Brayton 0 Comments
Now that the Worldnetdaily has republished David Barton’s The Jefferson Lies, a book that is indeed full of lies about Jefferson, he’d like you to know that you should ignore all of those hoity toity “historians” with their “knowledge” and “facts” because he has a whole bunch of “important academics” who have endorsed his book. Like this one guy who never graduated from college. (more…)