Why People Are Angry About Joshgate 2.0

Earlier today, I was on the Wartburg Watch site, reading the comments for a post on the fallout from Joshgate 2.0:

http://thewartburgwatch.com/2015/08/19/another-duggar-disaster-josh-tantalized-by-forbidden-fruit/

The Wartburg Watch takes a critical look at the trends in evangelical and fundamentalist Protestantism, particularly in the Southern Baptist world. Nonetheless, many of the commenters were complaining about how Josh Duggar was being unfairly demonized for having an Ashley Madison account, when there are liberals out there doing the same thing, without anyone complaining about it. While I’m sure there are people all across the political spectrum cheating on their significant others, there’s a very good reason why Josh Duggar in particular is being raked across the proverbial coals.

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The Duggar Scandal, Part Trois: Two Sex Scandals and Counting

Another day, another Duggar scandal:

http://gawker.com/family-values-activist-josh-duggar-had-a-paid-ashley-ma-1725132091

http://gawker.com/is-this-josh-duggars-okcupid-profile-1725202825

http://www.cnn.com/2015/08/20/us/josh-duggar-ashley-madison/

As you probably recall, Josh Duggar also admitted to molesting his sisters and a family friend about four months, making this his second sex scandal in less than six month, which could be a record; even Jimmy Swaggart waited a couple of years before re-visiting prostitutes’ row.

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Give Your Daughters to Sex Offender and Win an Award

Do you remember an incident that occurred some months ago in which Justin Harris, a “Christian” state representative from Arkansas, gave his adopted daughters to a sex offender who ended up abusing one of the girls? Well, he’s back and he’s getting an award!

http://www.arktimes.com/ArkansasBlog/archives/2015/08/12/family-council-to-present-courage-award-to-rep-justin-harris-at-ted-cruz-event-today

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The Duggars: Lying Liars Who Lie (But Still Want to Be on TV)

Yesterday, Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar took to the airwaves to defend their decision to sacrifice their daughters’ well-being, so their eldest son wouldn’t have a ruined “testimony” or whatever. It was a scene with enough fake crying, fake tanner, and vacuous Jesus talk to make Jimmy Swaggart’s infamous “I have sinned!” speech seem like an understated Shakespearean reading:

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