Tag Archive | "Ann Romney"

Ann Romney’s Political Mom “Stop It!” Moment

Friday, September 21, 2012

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  “Stop it! Stop it, RIGHT NOW!” What parent hasn’t had that moment of “I’m at the end of my rope” frustration with a tired or petulant child? You know you shouldn’t yell.  You know you’re supposed to remember all …

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Ann Romney Wears the Political Pants

Friday, September 14, 2012

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  On the cover of TIME Magazine’s online convention daily coverage, Ann Romney was pictured in a lovely plum-colored blouse and a pair of jeans. Or, should I say, she’s wearing the pants. How apt. I’m convinced that Ann Romney

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5 Things I Hated About Ann Romney’s Speech

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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So, I’ve already weighed in on Ann Romney’s attempts to make her husband out to be all warm and fuzzy and the kind of guy you not only want to take home to the parents, but who will also work …

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Ann Romney and the GOP: Courting the Mom Vote

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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Ann Romney was after the mom vote big time at the Republican Convention last night. Moms hold the country together. Moms sigh a lot. Moms worry a lot. She was a mom who worried a lot. But she trusted Mitt …

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Mother’s Day: Just Another Political Opportunity for Mitt Romney

Friday, May 11, 2012

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    After all the hub-bub and faux hand-wringing by many Republicans and the Mitt Romney team about Romney’s wife Ann supposedly being the target of political “mommy wars,” the Romney campaign has apparently decided they can’t let this Mother’s …

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Ann Romney Can Lose the Victim Card

Thursday, April 19, 2012

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We’re probably almost done with the life cycle of the Ann Romney vs. Hilary Rosen episode of Mommy Wars 2012. Most major news outlets have pulled in just about as many experts as possible to parse how the presidential campaign …

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Democratic Women Don’t Hate Moms & Valuing Women’s Work

Monday, April 16, 2012

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It was a super big week for me last week thank to Hilary Rosen and her one crazy comment about Ann Romney and motherhood. After her slip of the tongue about whether Ann Romney had every been a working mom, …

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Apparently I’m a Socialist: More on Ann Romney & Mommy Wars 2012

Friday, April 13, 2012

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Well, I knew this whole Ann Romney “never worked a day in her life” showdown with Democratic consultant Hilary Rosen would re-ignite the ever-percolating “mommy wars” (Devra, make it stop), but it’s taken on a gargantuan life of …

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More Political Mommy Wars? Here We Go Again!

Thursday, April 12, 2012

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Ann Romney has never worked a day in her life. Ouch. I’m counting the seconds until CNN commentator Hilary Rosen, who also is a DNC adviser, gets the boot from DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Not that I think Rosen …

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Ann Romney as GOP’s Secret Weapon: Should She be the Republican Candidate?

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

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With Rick Santorum out of the presidential race, Mitt Romney can unofficially turn his attention to campaigning against President Barack Obama. But he’s been having problems connecting with voters, especially women. Can Mitt turn that around? And if so, how? …

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Romney Mommy Issues?

Monday, April 9, 2012

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  It’s no secret that GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney has some issues. He’s the front-runner in a field of less-than-perfect Republican candidates, and he’s got a little bit too much of the Al Gore thing going in his campaign. …

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All the Presidents’ (Candidates’) Wives

Thursday, February 9, 2012

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Much ado has been made about Jodi Kantor’s book, The Obamas, for its focus on the First Couple’s marriage and the role that First Lady Michelle Obama has a White House influencer. Critics (of both Michelle Obama and Kantor) …

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