The good ole boys and girls in Arkansas have Josh Duggar's back. We hope you didn't want to see that police report, because it's gone, just like it never existed.
Arkansas police have destroyed the records of the investigation into Josh Duggar's alleged molestation of five underage girls, a police spokesman announced Friday, a day after the reality TV star resigned his position as head of FRC Action.
Springdale Police spokesman Scott Lewis said Judge Stacey Zimmerman ordered the 2006 offense report destroyed Thursday. Zimmerman didn't return a request for comment on Friday.
"The judge ordered us yesterday to expunge that record," Lewis said, adding that similar records are typically kept indefinitely. "As far as the Springdale Police Department is concerned this report doesn't exist."
How helpful of them! And as icing on the cake, Mike Huckabee and other politicians are stepping into the gap to stand tall for the dude who molested five of his sisters before he marched himself to TLC and the Family Research Council to preach his homophobic hatred.
"Those who have enjoyed revealing this long ago sins in order to discredit the Duggar family have actually revealed their own insensitive bloodthirst, for there was no consideration of the fact that the victims wanted this to be left in the past and ultimately a judge had the information on file destroyed_not to protect Josh, but the innocent victims," Huckabee wrote.
Arkansas Sen. Bart Hester said Josh Duggar, who he has known for about five years, has been open and honest about the incident with wife, family and friends. State Sen. Jon Woods, who has known the Duggar family since 2005, said the family had put the issue behind them.
"It's between the family members and was addressed a long time ago but it's new to the public," Woods said. "The family had time to heal and now the public needs time to heal."
I'm glad Woods didn't say that within earshot of me, because I would have slapped him verbally until he cried. How dare he shovel that pablum in our face? As for Huckabee, it's good to know that he considers the truth the province of bloodthirsty people, but molestation is something worth protecting.
I'll wait for the report where they blame the sisters. You know it's coming.