Ann Romney Has Struggled

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Ann Romney Has Struggled

Ann Romney went on Fox News today to set the record straight about her husband's commitment to women and her own hard work as a mother, rebutting Hilary Rosen's CNN comments that she never worked a day in her life. Romney spoke to Fox's Martha MacCallum this morning, which she had touted on her brand-new Twitter account. 

I’ll be with @marthamaccallum this morning at 10:40 discussing Hilary Rosen’s comments. All moms are entitled to choose their path.

— Ann Romney (@AnnDRomney) April 12, 2012

That tweet would be a preview of Romney's talking points. "My career choice was to be a mother, and all of us need to know that we need to respect choices that women make," Romney said, sticking to a tried and true Republican talking point and no, she's obviously not talking about that type of choice. "[Rosen] should have come to my house when those 5 boys were causing trouble … it wasn’t so easy."  

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And about her gilded, Cadillac-driving life?  "Maybe I haven't struggled as much financially as some people have, but I can tell you, I've had struggles in my life," she said (without naming actual specific struggles). 

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Fox has jumped on Ann's career choice, using this image on their frontpage (so many blue checkered shirts in so many sizes), nevermind that it sort of insinuates that a woman's primary job is to breed: 

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