Skip to comments.Ann Romney: We’ve been looking at the option of a woman for VP
Posted on 07/05/2012 2:13:46 PM PDT by Kaslin
From the same CBS News /interview that Allahpundit highlighted yesterday, Mitts wife Ann Romney added a few interesting tidbits to the conversation:
Ann Romney: Obama's whole campaign strategy is "let's kill this guy"
Firstly, I think Mrs. Romney has it exactly right on Obamas core campaign strategy:
“I feel like all he’s doing is saying, ‘Let’s kill this guy,” she said, seated next to her husband… “And I feel like that’s not really a very good campaign policy. …
In August, some Democratic strategists let leak to the press that Obama’s top aides were looking at a massive character takedown of Romney in light of a deterring economy; “kill Romney” was a phrase used by one. “That was their memo that came out from their campaign,” Ann Romney said. “And it’s like, ‘not when I’m next to him you better not.”
With the economy oscillating somewhere between mildly demoralizing and positively terrible, Obama can’t run on his vast record of broken promises. The ObamaCare-Tax ruling certainly didn’t do him any favors as far as giving him leeway to tout his achievements, so it’s all “evil profit-seeking Bain Capital did this” and “as Massachusetts governor, Mitt Romney did that” — they’re definitely playing up the cheap populism on his swing-state bus tour today and Friday. (The bus tour is titled “Betting on America.” Translation: Mitt Romney outsourced jobs!)
Secondly, a little hint at what might be going on in the vice presidential vetting, perhaps?
Mitt Romneys wife says her husband is thinking about picking a woman to be on his ticket this fall.
Ann Romney says in an interview, Weve been looking at that and I love that option as well. …
The former Massachusetts governor, who was joined by his wife for the interview, declined to describe the status of the vice presidential search, saying thats something Im keeping close with my team.
Hmmm: An honest-to-goodness clue, or just another red herring in the Veep-speculation du jour? Sen. Kelly Ayotte, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, and Gov. Susana Martinez would be my guesses — Ayotte and McMorris Rodgers have been especially staunch surrogates for Romney in the campaign so far. But of course, only Team Romney really knows who’s on the list, and I’m sure they’re “considering” and seriously vetting at least a few people, so a lady may very well be an option as much as anyone else right now.
“Personally, I think this is a diversion. Id almost guarantee that it wont be a woman.”
I agree. It will be either McDonnell or Portman.
Condoleeeeeeeeeeeza Rice. LOL
So much for the rumor about Michael Reagan.
The Dems and Libs would so wet their pants, they would be in hysterics. And hysterics leads to dis-organization
Palin kept McCain from being a 50 state slaughter in the last election. Romney has baggage....but no Illegal Alien Amnesty, no abandoning POW/MIA in ‘Nam, no suspending campaign for bank bailout, no Lindsey Grahamnasty as close buddy, no fat daughter with a liberal problem....
Maybe the other son then?
Are those Ron Paul’s feet?
I don’t miss him, or his little shoes either.
If Romney does ask Gov. Palin and IF she would accept, this would be a gutsy move on Romney’s part. That is why I doubt it would happen.
She would tear Biden a new one in each and EVERY debate!
I would certainly ask my wife of 32 years about the most important decisions I have to make...I would be deeply concerned if he didn't seek her advice ..
Couple married for as long as the Romneys have this innate ability to "see" what their spouses cannot "see" in people and bring a balance to a viewpoint...
Is it a beauty pageant?
Whatever happened to merit?
Suddenly, it’s all about who is a woman, black, Native American...
Heaven forbid that the best person for the job might be a White Christian Male... bastards don’t deserve it.... kill them all! < /s>
They tried to pick on her for riding horses (gasp!) and got some blowback for their efforts.
Looking at women for VP, or at least saying that they're looking at women, is a smart move. Keeps the interest in Romney while Obama is driving around in his Canuck bus whining...Bain Bain Bain...
There are no women more capable than Sarah Palin. Kelly ayotte is laughable and so are the other less qualified females. Yes, they are looking at women [why wouldn’t they?]
and the male/female short list would be pawlenty and Palin, forget everyone else.
Will never happen. Romney will pick a man, someone who will not outshine him.
Interesting. Marxism is now the law of the land, and these nitwits are concerned with genitalia.
“Is it a beauty pageant?
Whatever happened to merit?
Suddenly, its all about who is a woman, black, Native American...”
Exactly. Pure, shallow, identity politics.
Like when Laura Bush suggested that those of us who opposed Harriet Miers were “sexist.”
I despise such shallow stupidity.
I think you are over contemplating this:
Romney - Pelosi 2012
The final solution....
So you think Palin turned down a run for president, citing family issues, but she will now run for VP.
Put down the crack pipe. LOL
I think so.
At least it’s worth a try. Until I hear “no” from her, I’ll lobby for her.
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