Posts tagged "ann romney"

Romney Family Adopts A Black Baby Named Kieran & People Are Upset About It

I dislike Mitt Romney and his politics as much as the next liberal. But I draw the line at inane knee-jerk reactions to the name of his new adopted grandchild. See, Ben Romney and his wife Andelynne Romney (above) adopted a newborn baby boy. The 23rd grandchild in the Romney family  (not 22nd, as tweeted)…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 23, 2013

Fashion Face-Off: Michelle Obama Vs. Ann Romney

You're probably sick to death of hearing about their husbands, but Ann Romney and Michelle Obama merit some attention, too. We're not going to talk about their politics, but we are going to examine their wardrobes. In the past four years, Michelle's risen to prominence as a fashion star, but Ann certainly is giving her…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 23, 2012

Who Wore It Better?: The First Lady Faces Off Against Ann Romney

Now that we've gotten that silly town hall presidential debate out of the way, let's discuss what's really important: clothes! In a twist of fashion fate, First Lady Michelle Obama and Ann Romney both sported vibrant pink to last night's event in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Egg went for a casual sheath style…

By: Rachel Krause / October 17, 2012

A Look At Just How Difficult It Is To Get A Pap Smear In Texas

In the video above, RH Reality Check Texas reporter Andrea Grimes -- the same Andrea Grimes who writes our "Hitched" column every week! -- calls dozens of Texas-funded Women’s Health Program providers in search of a pap smear. The program has excluded Planned Parenthood as a provider, and Andrea discovers the drastically few places that…

By: Daley Quinn / September 7, 2012

Ann Romney Is Offered A Plum Role On “Modern Family”

"Thrilled Ann Romney says [Modern Family] is her favorite show. We'll offer her the role of officiant at Mitch & Cam's wedding. As soon as it's legal." --"Modern Family" creator Steve Levitan tweeted this response to Ann Romney after she told "Entertainment Tonight" that the sitcom was her favorite TV show. As you probably know,…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 29, 2012

5 Things To Know About The First Night Of The Republican National Convention

Political theater like the Republican and Democratic National Conventions are a big swamp of blerrgghhh to me. My opinion is that it's all just a dog-and-pony show and not really the best way to get to know a candidate, their viewpoints, or their cronies at all. But yes, it's still a big to-do. What happe…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 29, 2012

“Married With Children”‘s Katey Sagal Trashes Ann Romney At Roseanne’s Roast

Roseanne Barr wasn't the only lady in the hot seat on Sunday night's Comedy Central roast: Mitt Romney's wife Ann Romney also took a punch. It was delivered by Katey Sagal, the actress who played chronically disinterested mom Peg Bundy on "Married With Children." Sagal quipped: Roseanne, I feel honored that you and I broke…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 14, 2012

Female Reporters Are Jealous Of Ann Romney Because They Want A Pony, Too!

"You're just jealous!" It's not just a playground taunt for 5th grade girls anymore. It's also Fox News contributer Liz Trotta's eye-roll-inducing comment on why female reporters — just female reporters, mind you, because a male reporter has never once written anything about the Romney family's wealth, ever — have it out for Ann Romney.

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 6, 2012

Ann Romney On Working Moms: “Thank Goodness That We Value Those People”

"I love the fact that there are women out there who don't have a choice and they must go to work and they still have to raise the kids. Thank goodness that we value those people too. And sometimes life isn't easy for any of us." -- Ann Romney spoke to Republicans in Connecticut last…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 24, 2012

The Soapbox: On Ann Romney & Women “Marrying Up”

Another day, another bombastically link-baity piece on the Internet to get everyone's feathers ruffled! Today's linkbait comes courtesy of The New York Daily News op-ed page, in which writer S.E. Cupp hammers away at Democratic consultant Hilary Rosen for a foot-in-mouth comment she made on "Anderson Cooper 360" last week, that stay-at-home  mother (SAHM) of five…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 18, 2012

Ann Romney Says Family Dog “Loved” Traveling On Top Of The Car

Whoa boy, DogCarGate just won't end, and now it's Mitt Romney's wife Ann who's speaking out and defending the family's practice of traveling with their dog Seamus on top of the car. The Romneys had previously gotten flack for admitting to a strapping Seamus (in a crate) to the roof of the car during a…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 17, 2012

On Ann Romney, Hilary Rosen & Women In The 2012 Election

Election year silliness is in full swing. Two days ago, Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen appeared on "Anderson Cooper 360" to discuss the Republicans' problems with women and Mitt Romney's use of his wife, Ann Romney, on the campaign trail to talk about economic issues affecting women.  "Guess what?" Rosen said. "His wife has actually never…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 12, 2012