The Family Leader, a wingnut group in Iowa, is going to “celebrate the family” — that is, they’re going to attack families that include gay people or consider them human beings — by bringing in lying fraud David Barton for a dinner in November. And you’re gonna love how they present him:
The FAMiLY LEADER will host its “Celebrate the Family” fundraising dinner on Saturday evening, November 23, at the Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel, 800 50th St., West Des Moines, IA.
Dr. David Barton, president of Wallbuilders (www.wallbuilders.com), will be the keynote speaker at the “Celebrate the Family” dinner. Dr. Barton is a master historian who eloquently presents America’s forgotten history and heroes, with an emphasis on our moral, religious, and constitutional heritage. His exhaustive research has rendered him an expert in historical and constitutional issues. He has been labeled as “America’s historian,” and Time Magazine called him “a hero to millions” and named him as one of America’s 25 most influential evangelicals.
Is anyone else reminded of the old Jon Lovitz sketch on Saturday Night Live, the Master Thespian? One can almost hear Barton ending one of his dishonest stories by yelling “HISTORY!” Of course, Barton is not a historian at all. His only degree is in Christian education, with no training in history at all. And real historians, including Christian ones, pretty much universally consider him a fraud.