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Yesterday, the Duggar Family, stars of TLC’s “19 Kids & Counting,” were forced to acknowledge that their son, Josh Duggar, molested multiple underage girls when he was a teenager, including some of his sisters. Fans of the Duggars would have you believe that they owned up to this because they are Christ-like people. This is simply untrue.
The fact is that they never acknowledged these facts until InTouch magazine ran an article about the incidents, complete with the police report containing disturbing details about how Josh Duggar would touch these young girls, often while they were asleep. It should also be noted that Jim Bob Duggar, the family’s patriarch, waited over a year before he contacted police. This is all too common in cases of molestation between family members.
Then this morning, Republican Presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee came out in support of the Duggar family, writing on his Facebook page that “good people make mistakes.” Huckabee knows a thing or two about having a horrible son. David Huckabee is said to have hung a stray dog from a tree while working as a camp counselor in 1998 when he was 17 years old.
Have you noticed that no one defending the Duggars even mentions his victims?