"But I don't know that she's ever had a real job — I mean, since she's been grown up. So her experience and her validation comes from important things, but different things."
No, those words weren’t that of Hilary Rosen on CNN the other day, those words were spoken by Theresa Heinz-Kerry about First Lady Laura Bush during the 2004 Presidential campaigns.
So let’s fast forward to April 11, 2012, when Democratic Strategist Hilary Rosen decided to take verbal stupidity to a new level with a comment about Ann Romney being a stay at home mom.
"What you have is Mitt Romney running around the country saying 'Well ya know, my wife tells me that what women really care about is 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."
How moronic are Democratic women in politics these days?
First, being a stay at home mom is a major job. Just because there’s no monetary value attached to it doesn’t mean it should be discounted as worthless as being a mom at any level is priceless.
Theresa Heinz Kerry’s statement was just ignorance in the fact that she should’ve known some biography of the First Lady Laura Bush, whom employed as a librarian prior to meeting George and then becoming a stay at home mom.
And who cares if Ann Romney never held a job after college. She was able to stay home to raise 5 children, if anything some moms would be jealous of Mrs. Romney to be able to stay home.
Somehow, today’s society frowns upon stay at home parenting, yet it wasn’t that long ago that the stay at home mom was the norm.
If Rosen’s thought was “Ann Romney really cannot comprehend and equate to the life of some mothers that leave their child with a caretaker, whether it is with a babysitter or a daycare or pre-school as they head out to work…” then it might hold water. But instead, thinking before speaking plagues many in politics from Office to Punditry.
So, once again, thanks to verbal stupidity, as the Conservative attacked the Liberal for fundraising gimmicks due to social issues of Abortion and Contraception, now the reverse has happened as the Republican National Committee has released this ad (as seen atop the Drudgereport.com):
Not to be outdone by the RNC and Rosen’s verbal stupidity, Romney’s campaign released its email donation pledge “Moms drive the economy.” With every $6 donation, you’ll receive a bumper sticker. And yes, within 24 hours Romney’s campaign has received loads of cash from Conservative voters.
So wait, has the Romney campaign put a price on being a mom? Really $6 and a bumper sticker is the price tag?
Yet, the Conservative tabloid cannot stay above the fray and will sink further into the muck just like their Liberal brethren, as they can’t just attack Rosen’s verbal stupidity, they actually have to bring her personal life into the mix. Yes folks, the Con-Talkers have gone full blown “Rosie” on Rosen.
“Rosie” in the context of Rosie O’Donnell being a Lesbian mom of adoptive children and the verbal bully towards the Right!
I found this on Twitter earlier today: “@CatholicLeague: Lesbian Dem Hilary Rosen tells Ann Romney she never worked a day in her life. Unlike Rosen, who had to adopt kids, Ann raised 5 of her own”
Who the f**k cares and what does her sexual choice have to do with the argument?
Let’s get this straight, Hilary Rosen is not a Top Democratic strategist, or better yet she is not truly part of the Democratic National Committee, yet a contractual hired mouthpiece whose experience is that of the GLBT & Human Rights Campaign and partner in a Political Communication lobbying firm.
But for some reason, the Right can’t leave ones sexuality out of the mix as well. It’s bad enough that many of the staunchest Right have issues with children married out of wedlock or married couples having children later in life or just getting involved in people’s bedrooms by any means, they need to once again alienate the Gay & Lesbian demographic.
Con-talkers have been saying “there is no ‘War on Women’ its pure fiction,” yet it does exist. The numerous anti-abortion laws that lead Government telling women what they can/cannot do to their bodies is growing in each state and in federal government, but it’s the words of legislation that hide the actions.
Current polling shows Romney losing to Obama by an average of 12% with women voters and it reaches 14% in the important swing states. I’m sure that number will get closer by the next poll after Rosen’s verbal stupidity as Obama to deflect Rosen’s comments by saying her words “were ill advised.”
If anything, Rosen’s stupidity is just another notation in a gaffe-stricken Presidential campaign on both sides of the aisle and Rosen’s words may turn the table and helped Romney for the moment.
I the events of the past 24 hours deserves a double Guinness. Slap the Tap Jackie and bring out the salty peanuts. Hey pay your political tab and you might get a bumper sticker too!