Does Ann Romney's type of "American Woman" exist anymore?

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    When Ann Romney talks about women, she talks about the "home maker" and how taking care of children, cooking and doing laundry is very hard. She never talked about "women bankers" or "women engineers" or any woman "professionals". In fact, I'm not sure I heard her even say the phrase "working women".

    She seems to give the impression that only women who are married, being taken care of by a man and with many children are "truly fulfilled". Not that she's "anti working women", just that a working woman comes in "second" in the fulfillment department.

    In fact, it seems you almost have to be "rich" for her type of women to exist anymore in America. A kind of "retro 50's" leave it to Beaver type of mom.

    So the question becomes, "Did Ann Romney really connect with that many women?"

    Especially considering her "life of privileged".
     
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    Sure they do. We have 5 living in our neighborhood right now.
    One has 7 children and she home schools them.
    No they are not rich they are middle class.
    Being a Mom is full time work.
     
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    oh my God ... there are women that actually take care of their kids? Yeah I don't believe her.
     
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    You mean women who stay at home raise their kids while also dealing with cancer and multiple sclerosis yes there are.
     
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    Wow, you know a lot about your neighbors. Are all those children insured. I mean besides "Obamacare"?
     
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    Yea, because all women with cancer and multiple sclerosis have nannies, private doctors and access to the most expensive medical care in the world. How many private nurses did she have?

    You can't seriously compare her to "normal" people.

    The question was about connection and not the incredible care she is given because of her husbands fabulous wealth.
     
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    Ann Romney specifically addressed the concerns of working women. If you listened you would know that. BUT she addressed the concerns of working mothers as if they were paying the bills, putting food on the table. Some working two jobs to hold the family together and still having time to help with homework.

    No, she did not address the concerns of women on welfare who did not have to worry about paying the rent or feeding their families. Maybe that's why you missed what she had to say.
     
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    womens rights are about choice.

    When you people begin to accept its for the woman to make the choice that is best for her and her family then you will get a clue.


    Mrs Romney was lucky enough to have the choice NOT to work.

    Her family benifited from her choice.


    This country can not remain great unless women have real choices.

    why are you on the right so anti choice for women
     
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    My mom never worked a job as long as I can remember, but her job was 100 times harder than my Dad's - taking care of us kids and the home.
     

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