Letting David Barton Make Our Point

It’s that time of the year again; that time when right-wing televangelists turn over their television programs to right-wing operatives in an effort to mobilize “values voters” for the benefit of the Republican Party.

Just yesterday we posted footage from Rod Parsley’s “Breakthrough” featuring Wendy Wright and Janet Parshall and now we come to find out that Kenneth Copeland, one of the televangelists whose finances are being investigated by Sen. Chuck Grassley, has had right-wing pseudo-historian David Barton on his program all week for the same purpose:

During their discussion, Barton urged Copeland’s viewers to take a look at the voter guides and report cards that various public policy organizations issue as they seek to make their choices, saying that often voter guides of “secular” organizations are extremly useful because if a group like the ACLU rates a candidate highly, then they know that that is not a candidate they want to support.

So in that vein, here is a clip of David Barton talking about the importance of the Supreme Court and how much of a difference the confirmations of Justices John Roberts and Samuel Alito have made to the Religious Right’s agenda.  Because Roberts and Alito have a “fear of God,” it has led to decisions starting to come out “right on Biblical values,” whereas the four “liberal” Justices, Barton declares, have “no fear of God, there’s nothing in their behavior that tells me that they fear God.”  And, Barton insists, the next president will shape the course of the nation for the next fifty years with their Supreme Court picks because “that is where reighteousness is determined”: