Ok, let's get real. Romney doesn't have a problem with women, he has a problem with SOME women. Hardcore leftist women, lesbians, women who work in government or academia, women who have inherited money and "never gotten off their asses to work" (to quote Bill Maher) and women who live off government subsistence; those are the women Romney has a problem with. Working women, stay at home moms running a household and women entrepreneurs are firmly in the Romney camp. I'm talking about women like our wives and mothers, the ones who buy the groceries, fill up the mini-van and pay the taxes; those are Romney's women.
Producers are producers, leaches are leaches, and never the twain shall meet. And guess what? Pocketbook issues don't have a whole helluva lot to do with gender regardless of the media spin. So don't worry about it, Romney will get his share of the women vote. And those other women? They can go to hell.
The Blog: A compendium of thoughts on politics, world affairs, economics, pop culture and social issues, from the center right perspective of me--Bryan McGrath--a University of Virginia graduate who spent a career in the world's greatest Navy keeping my mouth shut about politics and social issues (ok, publicly keeping it shut). Those days are over! I've also invited a few friends to join in, so pull up a chair and chime in where you will. Keep it clean, civil, concise and relevant.
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