You Can’t Fool Us, Mr. PresidentPosted by chris on Aug 10, 2012
It has become clear that President Obama is grasping at straws in his latest attempt to turn women voters against Mitt Romney. In falsely blaming Governor Romney for a woman’s tragic death from cancer, the president has shown yet again that he will stoop ever-lower in a thinly veiled attempt to drag our Party through the mud.
Fortunately, our hands our clean and our conscience is clear. Even in the most despicable, deplorable and desperate attacks, the American public is able to see through Obama’s smoke and mirrors.
In 2008, then-Senator Obama remarked, “If you don’t have any fresh ideas, then you use stale tactics to scare voters. If you don’t have a record to run on, then you paint your opponent as someone people should run from.”
My, how the times have changed.
Spoken best by Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, “Since President Obama can’t run on his record, he’s resorted to scare tactics to distract and divide women – namely, the so-called ‘War on Women,’ which is a total myth.” The real assault on women is the Obama economy.
Since Barack Obama has taken office, 860,000 women have joined the ranks of the unemployed, and 4 out of 10 female-headed families are now stuck in poverty. In what is becoming the slowest economic recovery in over 50 years, women are faring far worse than many other groups, while men are gaining nearly four times as many jobs as women. Even in Obama’s White House, the median female salary is a staggering 18% less than the median male salary.
Speaking on behalf of the Women for Mitt coalition, former Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Kerry Healey noted that during his time as Governor, “Women composed half of Governor Romney’s cabinet and many more served as highly-respected, top-level advisers. Looking at Mitt’s extraordinary track record supporting women in the workforce, it’s clear that whether women choose to work at home, in government or the private sector, Mitt understands and respects the value of each woman’s contribution to American prosperity”.
Simply put, Barack Obama’s ongoing charade of a Republican “War on Women” is little more than a last-ditch effort to marginalize the power of the women’s vote for Mitt Romney. We have worked too hard for equality in the work place to allow another four years of Obama’s economy to squeeze us out of the labor force. In November, women will stand for a better, more prosperous future; we will stand with Mitt Romney.