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Mike Huckabee's Facebook Fans Tear Him To Shreds For Defending Josh Duggar

The former Arkansas Governor may have finally done something too crazy for his base.

Mike Huckabee.
Photo Credit: screengrab via Fox News/Media Matters for America

This morning, GOP presidential contender Mike Huckabee posted a lengthy Facebook status affirming his “support for the Duggar family,” saying that Josh Duggar – who confessed to molestation – is being attacked by “blood-thirsty media” and deserves “our support.”

This set off a surprising reaction among Huckabee's Facebook fans, with a chorus of his once-supportive Republican loyalists declaring that he had lost their vote over his words on the matter. Here are a few examples:

 

Read more of the responses here.

Zaid Jilani is an AlterNet staff writer. Follow @zaidjilani on Twitter.

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