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Mitt Romney’s Wife, Ann, Defends Her Choice to Be a Stay-at-Home Mom [VIDEO]

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Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney, fired back Thursday on Fox News at Democratic pundit Hilary Rosen for mocking her choice to be a stay-at-home mom who never entered the workforce.

On Wednesday, Rosen ignited a firestorm when she criticized Romney as someone who has “never worked a day in her life” and who therefore isn’t qualified to advise her husband on women’s issues.

Romney argued that raising children is a tough job in and of itself. “[Rosen] should have come to my house when those five boys were causing so much trouble, it wasn’t so easy,” she said. “My career choice was to be a mother, and I think all of us need to know that we need to respect the choices that women make.

Romney also said she’s in touch with the plight of women. “I know what it’s like to struggle. And if maybe I haven’t struggled as much financially as some people have, I can tell you and promise you that I’ve had struggles in my life,” she said.

Rosen has since apologized for her comments, calling her words “poorly chosen.” “I apologize to Ann Romney and anyone else who was offended,” she said in a statement. “Let’s declare peace in this phony war and go back to focus on the substance.”

[National Journal]

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