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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On the Benedict Option

Note: This is an edited and expanded version of a comment I left on Ed Brayton’s Dispatches from the Culture Wars blog.

If you’ve read Rod Dreher for any length of time, you’ll know that he’s been harping on the idea of a “Benedict Option,” conservative Christians withdrawing from society and building their own communities where they can teach their children that homosexuality is a sin and Adam and Eve rode dinosaurs in the Garden of Eden. Damon Linker has written a long idea on the concept in “This Week”:

http://theweek.com/articles/555734/benedict-option-why-religious-right-considering-allout-withdrawal-from-politics

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