The writer-producer of the upcoming film Killing Lincoln says infamous presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth could be a “poster boy for the tea party.”

The incendiary comment was made on National Geographic Channel’s press tour panel Friday. Killing Lincoln dramatizes the final days of the 16h president and the man who killed him. The film’s writer and executive producer Erik Jendresen criticized the typical portrayal of Booth as a… Continue reading ‘Killing Lincoln’ producer says John Wilkes Booth could be tea party ‘poster boy’