He's a complete fraud. His degree, from Oral Roberts U, is in religious education. The history scholar part comes from his collection of early American documents. Sadly, though, he doesn't understand them.
No one can watch either of those movies.
There was another article in the same paper where he clarified this statement:
Asked about his comment that the Ayn Rand book made his son a Republican, Goedde said after the meeting, “Well, he’s not a practicing Republican. But it certainly made him a conservative.”
Requiring them to read it will pretty much ensure no one will read it.
The Harry Potter world is much more real than the world he lives in.
You know what other book of fiction David Barton uses as fact?
See David Run. Run David, run, right off your 6000 year old flat earth.
David Barton gets all of his history from fiction.
When I want to learn more about physics, Fox News is always my go to place.