Hilary Rosen Gives Ann Romney An Apology… But Not Really

By: Andrea Ryan

After the maelstrom of offense Hilary Rosen delivered to Ann Romney and all women throughout history who have ever stayed home to raise children, she finally offered an apology for her “poorly chosen words”.  Poorly chosen?  So, does she mean the words she used to tell all stay-at-home mothers that they “don’t really work”?  Or, does she mean the words she used when she said stay-at-home mothers “don’t deal with issues on how we feed our kids, how we send them to school, or worry about their future”?

According to CBS News,


Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen apologized to Ann Romney Thursday, after finding herself in the middle of afirestorm for what she called “poorly chosen” words about Ann Romney as Rosen sought to hit her husband Mitt for his record on women.

“I apologize to Ann Romney and anyone else who was offended,” Rosen said in a statement. “As a pundit, I know my words on CNN last night were poorly chosen.”

Rosen was on the receiving end of criticism from Democrats and Republicans alike Thursday, after suggesting in a Wednesday night interview with CNN that Mitt Romney was unqualified to speak about the kinds of economic issues facing women in America because his knowledge of women’s issues came from his wife, who had not struggled financially the way many women do because she had never “worked a day in her life.”

Telling stay-at-home moms that they “don’t worry about their children’s future”?  Very classy. And, to think, she’s a close adviser to the administration.  What an insult.

Sorry, Hilary… You’ll have to do better than that.

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