In this Aug. 2, 2007 photo, Michelle Duggar is surrounded by her then only 17 children, and husband Jim Bob. (AP/Beth Hall)

Sorry, Rick Santorum: The Duggars are now a Huckabee family

""Governor Huckabee has the communication skills of Ronald Reagan"

Joanna Rothkopf
May 6, 2015 5:29PM (UTC)

The Duggars are America's family, and what they like we all like. Just kidding they are the moral equivalent of compressing Bill O'Reilly, Dinesh D'Souza and a piece of horseshit into a deeply intolerant diamond.

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, the heads of the 19-child household, have recently announced their endorsement of Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee for president, deserting poor Sen. Rick Santorum.


"He will help get our nation back on track," said Michelle.

"Governor Huckabee has the communication skills of Ronald Reagan and a common sense business approach to government," said Jim Bob.

According to Business Insider, the Duggars, who are from Arkansas, begged Huckabee to run in 2012. When he refused, they were forced to settle for Santorum.


He's always been an advocate for the unborn," Jim Bob said of Santorum in 2012. "He's somebody that he [sic] authored the bill that banned partial birth abortion. That's something that nobody else can say. Whereas Mitt Romney, when he was governor of Massachusetts, he set up a Romneycare program, and included a program where any girl could go in and get an abortion for $50."

The real question is how will Santorum get enough fringe credit to fuel his base, which consists of men who live in their mothers' basements and dead bird carcasses?

Joanna Rothkopf

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