Right Wing Watch: "Even In Victory, David Barton Misrepresents The Truth"
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. A taste:
A lot of folks who try to use Barton's materials, he
said, have often found themselves dismissed because "oh, you're quoting
Barton, he's a discredited historian, he makes up his history. Well,
guess what? For those people who have used those quotes and been beat up
for it, this now vindicates them as well."
don't want people to be drug down because we get beat up," he said. "We
want them to be able to use historical quotes and not get their brains
beat in and so this really is a vindication for everybody who is
concerned about original intent and everybody who wants to quote things
about the faith of the Founding Fathers or things like that. Now you've
got a way when they said 'oh, that's all made up,' no, no, no, here's a
judgment, here's a defamation suit, here's the court judgment that says
that stuff was defamatory, that was false and defamatory."
Barton's lawsuit focused
solely on the claim that he was known for speaking at white supremacist
rallies and had nothing to do with the shoddy nature of the
pseudo-history that he regularly produces ....
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