Barton: One More Bombing Run Would have Won the Vietnam War
Last week we discovered that a few presentations that David Barton had delivered at Gateway Church were posted on their website. And, being gluttons for punishment, we decided to watch them, even though they were a few years old.
Back in 2007, Barton delivered a message entitled "America's Godly Heritage" right before Memorial Day where he made the case that God was pro-war, so much so that He even "gifted" certain people with the skills necessary for battle just as some people are gifted in the arts or sports.
One of those people, Barton said, was Congressman Sam Johnson whom Barton called "maybe the most godly man I have ever met." While discussing the seven years Johnson spent as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, Barton made an aside in which he asserted that intelligence now shows that had the US just done one more bombing run, the Viet Cong would have surrendered:
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