The podcast is centered about the new second edition of the book Throckmorton co-authored with Michael Coulter called “Getting Jefferson Right: Fact-Checking Claims About Thomas Jefferson,” which was a rebuttal to Barton’s 2012 book, “The Jefferson Lies: Exposing the Myths You’ve Always Believed About Thomas Jefferson.”
While Barton claimed that he was seeking to “correct the distorted image of a once-beloved founding father” with his book, the work was so rife with error that the publisher removed it from publication. The efforts of Throckmorton and several Christian historians and scholars to meticulously debunk Barton’s falsehoods were absolutely integral to the publisher’s decision to remove Barton’s book from circulation, and Throckmorton’s podcast explains in detail how it all came about.
One particular revelation in Throckmorton’s podcast caught our attention because it provides a perfect example of Barton’s blatant disregard for accuracy or honesty, which Right Wing Watch has repeatedly documented.
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