Ann Romney Uses Hilary Rosen’s Comments for Political Ammo
Matt | On 16, Apr 2012
Ann Romney spoke out over the weekend about the comments hurled at her last week from Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen.
Mrs. Romney, the wife of GOP front-runner Mitt Romney, said she got “an early birthday present” when Rosen said Mitt doesn’t care about women and Ann “never worked a day in her life.” Ann spoke at a private fundraiser over the weekend.
In regards to Rosen’s comments, Ann also said she “loved it.”
CNN’s Soledad O’Brien rightfully pointed out on Monday morning that something wasn’t right in the water. She said that Mrs. Romney seemed happier about the political points her husband’s campaign scored than defending the strength of stay-at-home moms. I am in full agreement with O’Brien.
The Romney campaign, Republicans, and their female supporters were totally up in arms last week about Rosen’s comments. Conservative outcry caused both President and Mrs. Obama to respond, along with their campaign, and several surrogates. They did not want the perception to linger than the president wasn’t anything other than fully supportive of stay-at-home moms.
It’s an unspoken assumption that everything in politics can be spun for political points. But, for Mrs. Romney to come out so clearly celebrating Rosen’s misstep for her own gain was confusing.
This leads me to believe that Rosen’s comments weren’t so bad after all.
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