Democratic operative criticizes Ann Romney for having ‘never worked a day in her life’
Josh Romney posted [on Twitter] that his mother “is one of the smartest, hardest working woman I know. Could have done anything with her life, chose to raise me.”
Dem strategist Hillary Rosen evidently didn’t get the memo from the 1990’s about stay at home moms.
It’s been a long time since a feminist has criticized a housewife for making the choice to stay at home and raise her kids. That kind of thing went out with burning bras.
But Rosen must have been asleep for the last couple of decades or so because during an appearance on CNN, she made this comment:
“What you have is Mitt Romney running around the country, saying, ‘Well, you know, my wife tells me that what women really care about are economic issues, and when I listen to my wife, that’s what I’m hearing.’ Guess what? His wife has actually never worked a day in her life,” Rosen said.
“She’s never really dealt with the kinds of economic issues that a majority of the women in this country are facing, in terms of how do we feed our kids, how do we send them to school, and why do we worry about their future,” Rosen continued, adding that Romney “just seems so old fashioned when it comes to women.” …
…Eric Erickson, a CNN political contributor and editor of a conservative website, appeared on the same panel as Rosen, and tweeted, “If raising 5 sons through breast cancer and MS isn’t a real job, I’m not sure what is.”…
Read the complete article at American Thinker.
Also, Democrats Now Say They Never Said “War Against Women”? by Eric Erickson.
Update: Dems to Moms: You Don’t Count
…this is the next genius move on the part of Dem strategerists to distract from the fact that thousands of women have lost their jobs under the disaster that is Obamanomics. And that the White House itself meets the definition of a hostile workplace…
Read the whole thing.
…I’ve had many a discussion about feminist disdain for domestic work…I don’t think the left realizes what just happened…
…”This must be what it is like when someone steps on a land mine. In one instant, the War on Women attack died and Romney became human–he’s Ann’s husband.”
“I know three women, personally, named Hilary Rosen, so I can’t be sure which one you are talking about,” Carney told reporters.
Hilary Rosen practically slept at the White House, from Michelle Malkin
Update 4: That was fast! Ann Romney gets the Sarah Palin treatment from the Left on Twitter.