Bill Gothard, is considered extreme even among the Christian Right, opposing all forms of contraception and stating that wives should be totally submissive to their husbands. But in 2014, Gothard resigned as president of his conservative organization after more than 30 women claimed that he had sexually harassed them.
Far-right Christian fundamentalist George Alan Rekers has a long history of anti-gay activism. But in 2010, Rekers (who was married with children) showed his hypocrisy when he and a male escort traveled Europe for 10 sex-filled days.
3. Doug W. Phillips, founder of Vision Forum Ministries
Doug Phillips has been one of the leading proponents of teaching that all birth control is sinful and that wives must obey their husbands at all times. But in 2013, Phillips resigned from his conservative organization after admitting he had cheated on his wife.
When Gingrich was serving as speaker of the House, he hounded President Bill Clinton with a vengeance because of Clinton's affair with intern Monica Lewinsky. But Gingrich himself had a long history of adultery, not only cheating on his first wife but continuing his philandering ways even after his second marriage.
When Steve Wiles ran in the Republican primary for a seat in the North Carolina State Senate in 2014, he campaigned passionately against gay marriage in that state. But it turned out that Wiles had been a drag performer in a North Carolina gay bar, where he went by the stage name Miss Mona Sinclair.
During his 2013 campaign for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, Louisiana Republican Vance McAllister was fond of the phrase "faith, family and country." McAllister's commitment to "traditional marriage" was called into question in 2014, however, when a security camera video showed him cheating on his wife with an employee.
Former Tennessee Senator Paul Stanley opposed funding for Planned Parenthood not only because he was anti-abortion, but also because he believed Planned Parenthood promoted sinful premarital sex. In 2009, it was revealed that Stanley was having an affair with a 22-year-old intern.
During her long career in talk radio, Dr. Laura has been a strident, in-your-face moralist. An examination of Schlessinger's own history demonstrates that she hasn't always practiced what she preaches. In the mid-1970s, Schlessinger posed for some nude and topless photos taken by the late shock jock Bill Ballance.
Many Republicans like North Dakota Representative Randy Boehning use homophobia to rally their fundamentalist base. Boehning's hypocrisy came to light when it was reported that he had sent a sexually explicit photo of himself via a gay dating app.
Rush Limbaugh was a strong supporter of the war on drugs, but in 2003, it was revealed that he had a severe addiction to OxyContin and would be going to rehab. He also condemned Clinton for committing adultery, yet he himself has been through two divorces.