Ann Romney Destroys 'War on Women' Baloney
Ann and Mitt Romney with their five sons, daughters-in-law and 16 grandchildren
The opening gambit in the phony and deceitful "War on Women' orchestrated by the Democrats to divert voters from Obama's atrocious record as president was the 'out-of-the-blue' question on contraception asked by Democrat mouthpiece, George Stephanopolis, at a Republican debate three months ago. This was followed by the Obama edict that would force Catholic charities, schools and hospitals to pay for items, including abortion-inducing medications, that violated Catholic doctrine, a requirement that is clearly unconstitutional. Then Sandra Fluke and Hillary Rosen were trotted out. Now Democrats are running for the hills and screaming, "What war on women?; there is no war on women". They have again embarrassed themselves when their lies are laid bare.
Fortunately for those of us interested in some truth for a change, there is a record:
From yesterday's Daily Mail (Excerpt)
"Perhaps the most preposterous thing Rosen said on CNN last night was not the foolish "never worked a day in her life" jibe aimed at Ann Romney but her contention that Republicans invented the notion of a "war on women".
"Well, first, can we just get rid of this word 'war' on women?" she said. "The Obama campaign does not use it. President Obama does not use it. This is something that the Republicans are accusing people of using, but they're actually the one spreading it."
The problem with that is that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee drew up a petition protesting the "Republican war on women". So too did the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. And Nancy Pelosi described the Ryan budget as a "war on women".
Not to mention such notorious Republican outfits such as NARAL, Emily's List, Daily Kos and MoveOn.org. Or the front group "Women of the 99 Percent" that has been making illegal robocalls across the country.
Oh and then there was a person called Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who just happens to be chair of the Democratic National Committee. And as chance would have it was advised by, er, Hilary Rosen....
The rapid and comprehensive disavowals of Rosen underlined the fact that this was not a fight the Democrats wanted to have. They realised that Ann Romney is extremely popular and a major asset to the presumptive Republican nominee. And most Americans, Right or Left, instinctively respect a woman who raises five sons and also survives Multiple Sclerosis and breast cancer." Daily Mail
The Democratic Party Is Rotten Through and Through
By Neil Snyder April 14, 2012 American Thinker
Hilary Rosen is a frequent visitor to the White House. According to White House visitor logs, she has visited the president's home 35 times since he took office, but on Thursday, Press Secretary Jay Carney did his best to distance President Obama from Rosen because of her remarks about Mitt Romney's wife, Ann. Carney's claim that he knows three Hilary Rosens was a feeble attempt to defuse a ticking time bomb.
Rosslyn Smith had an interesting blog in Thursday's American Thinker in which she said:
Let us count the Hilary Rosens in Jay Carney's world. There is Hilary Rosen spokesperson for RIAA and lobbyist for SOPA. There is Hilary Rosen the CNN [c]ontributor. There is Hilary Rosen single mother and [LGBT] activist. There is Hilary Rosen current partner of Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers. (That Hilary Rosen was half of the several gay and lesbian power couples at the recent state dinner honoring British PM [David] Cameron.)
That sure is a lot of Hilary Rosens.
Wait! They are all the same Hilary Rosen you say? So they are.
Rosen wasn't sharing her personal views about Ann Romney on CNN, comments that launched a thousand denials. She was reciting the Democratic Party line, when she said:
Guess what? His [Romney's] wife has actually never worked a day in her life. 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.
Sandra Fluke was no accident, either. She was ushered onto the national stage by former Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to decry the lack of support that she received in her unending quest to locate affordable contraceptives so that she could complete her law degree at Georgetown University without having to go to bed each night wondering if she would wake up in the morning pregnant. Fluke was so busy studying and doing other things that she didn't have time to visit the Target store down the road, where birth control bills were available for $9 a month. In Fluke's world, Georgetown University should have been required to provide health insurance for her that includes contraceptives despite the fact that the Catholic Church opposes contraception.
Both Rosen and Fluke are part of the Democratic Party's war on women, particularly women who don't buy into the Democratic Party's lines on abortion, same-sex marriage, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) rights, and a host of other issues that define what the Democratic Party has become. In their world, women who reject their positions on those issues are nominal women, not real women like Rosen, Fluke, and Pelosi, for example.
The Democratic Party is also waging a war on blacks. They viciously attack anyone, blacks included, who dares to believe that institutionalized dependence on government handouts is not the path to prosperity -- people like Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, Representative Allen West (R-Florida), and former presidential contender Herman Cain, for example. These men have the audacity to believe that people should be judged by the content of their character rather than by the color of their skin, but Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton, for example, are considered good Democrats because they realize that their well-being depends on buying the Democratic Party's line and stoking the fires of racial discord. That's a line that President Obama knows all too well. In fact, he's the stoker-in-chief.
You name the issue, and if there is a perverse dimension to it, the Democratic Party will be on that side. The same is true where government dependence is concerned.
If the issue boils down to a choice between independence and dependence, the Democratic Party will come out in favor of dependence every time. Unfortunately, until now Republicans have been far too willing to go along rather than risk being portrayed by Democrats as anti-woman or anti-black and jeopardize their hopes for re-election. As a result, we are looking at trillion-dollar deficits as far as the eye can see, more than $15 trillion in national debt, and a steadily decaying moral fabric of our society.
Things are changing, though. People are overcoming their fear and speaking out against government policies that have driven this nation to a financial and moral precipice. In the process, they are encountering the wrath of the Democratic Party's war machine that seeks to destroy them. That's to be expected. Since Democrats can't defend their policies with facts and logic, they demonize people who question their positions on issues.
The Rosen and Fluke controversies indicate that Democrats are running scared. They are losing the battle for women, and they are afraid that they will lose the White House and the Senate in November. Their best hope for victory during this election cycle is to pivot to the sane center, but they can't do that because they are so beholden to and dependent upon the radical far left in their party, where rottenness is in full bloom. That wing of their party has infected their body politic to the point where today, the Democratic Party is rotten through and through, and President Obama is their champion.
The 2012 presidential election is shaping up to be a battle between right and wrong instead of right and left. Democratic Party stalwarts smell victory in the air, but it's not their victory that they smell. People who stand for honesty, equity, and American exceptionalism are taking sides with Republicans this time around because they must if they hope to make a difference. Democrats are beginning to see the writing on the wall, and they are behaving desperately because they have no choice. This will be a bruising election battle to be sure, but if right-minded people stick together, they will win.