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Sun Apr 29, 2012, 10:16 PM

 

Ann Romney: "I love the fact that there are women who don't have a choice and they must go to work"

Ann Romney Sticks Her Silver Foot In Her Mouth Again
By Vita Brevis
April 28, 2012


Far be it from me to give helpful advice to either Romney but they keep going back to the .... adage about when you're in a hole stop digging.


I love the fact that there are women out there who dont have a choice and they must go to work and they still have to raise the kids. Thank goodness that we value those people too. And sometimes life isnt easy for any of us.


Would you like more cake with that let them eat cake? What does that even mean "I love the fact that there are women out there who don't have a choice...."

Let's be clear. She had the choice and the financial means to enable her to make the choices she did. Fine and dandy. But when are they going to realize that for many to most families, this choice isn't one, and that her husband's economic policies don't positively impact families and further that goal? Because until then ( and I'm not holding my breath) it just comes across as indulgent, fake, and clueless.

http://www.alternet.org/newsandviews/article/909804/ann_romney_sticks_her_silver_foot_in_her_mouth_again/#paragraph3

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Reply Ann Romney: "I love the fact that there are women who don't have a choice and they must go to work" (Original post)
Better Believe It Apr 2012 OP
customerserviceguy Apr 2012 #1
Warpy Apr 2012 #2
cindyperry2010 Apr 2012 #3
brewens Apr 2012 #4
dballance Apr 2012 #5
calimary Apr 2012 #6
spanone Apr 2012 #7
creeksneakers2 Apr 2012 #8
muntrv Apr 2012 #9
Delphinus Apr 2012 #13
Permanut Apr 2012 #10
Delphinus Apr 2012 #14
longship Apr 2012 #11
eridani Apr 2012 #12

Response to Better Believe It (Original post)

Sun Apr 29, 2012, 10:21 PM

1. Just another person named Romney who fails when trying to pretend they "get" the little people

Hey, I'll give her a pass just because she's spent so many years listening to Mittens talk like this, and simply doesn't know any better.

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Response to customerserviceguy (Reply #1)

Sun Apr 29, 2012, 10:24 PM

2. I won't. She really does need to know this stuff

I've known people like the Romneys. They are affable but utterly clueless and resent the hell out of people who try to clue them in.

They don't know because they don't want to know. They like it that way.

If they knew what was happening outside their class, they might feel compelled to do something about it, like, you know, the Kennedy family.

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Response to Warpy (Reply #2)

Sun Apr 29, 2012, 10:27 PM

3. that is a good observation

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Response to Warpy (Reply #2)

Sun Apr 29, 2012, 10:29 PM

4. They are the kind of people that kill themselves if they lose it all. It would

be such a disgrace to have to take a regular job to survive they will do anything to maintain their status. They don't realize that pushing it too far is what always takes them down.

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Response to Better Believe It (Original post)

Sun Apr 29, 2012, 10:31 PM

5. I think I know what she meant

I think in her totally awkward way she was trying to compliment those working moms for holding down a job and raising kids too.

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Response to Better Believe It (Original post)

Sun Apr 29, 2012, 10:35 PM

6. Smug much, annie?

She understands what the middle class lives through just as much as her husband does - NOT AT ALL.

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Response to Better Believe It (Original post)

Sun Apr 29, 2012, 10:51 PM

7. c'mon, it was all hillary rosen's fault....

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Response to Better Believe It (Original post)

Sun Apr 29, 2012, 11:32 PM

8. I betcha'

Ann doesn't take the kind of heat Hillary Rosen took. And Ann said something wrong, while Hillary Rosen didn't.

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Response to Better Believe It (Original post)

Sun Apr 29, 2012, 11:41 PM

9. Right up there with Barbara Bush's "the people in the Astrodome have it better than

they did back home in New Orleans."

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Response to muntrv (Reply #9)

Mon Apr 30, 2012, 07:41 AM

13. That was what I first thought of when

reading that statement.

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Response to Better Believe It (Original post)

Mon Apr 30, 2012, 02:07 AM

10. Goes right along with Shrub's weirdness....



"You work three jobs? Uniquely American, isn't it? I mean, that is fantastic that you're doing that." to a divorced mother of three, Omaha, Nebraska, Feb. 4, 2005

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Response to Permanut (Reply #10)

Mon Apr 30, 2012, 07:43 AM

14. Yes.

Where are these folks? Why don't statements like this really stop people in their tracks - make them think about the reality of life for so many? I've done that three and four jobs thing - it's beyond hard. Not even sure what word to use to convey how difficult it really is.

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Response to Better Believe It (Original post)

Mon Apr 30, 2012, 04:10 AM

11. Gees! Every time the Rmoneys open their mouths

they illustrate the extent to which the have absolutely zero clue about the people in this country.

Car elevators!
Two Cadillacs!
I know NASCAR owners.
Blah, blah, blah!

Rmoney for dog catcher!

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Response to longship (Reply #11)

Mon Apr 30, 2012, 07:09 AM

12. Dogs are 100% opposed to that

For obvious reasons.

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