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HARTFORD – Connecticut Republican Party Chairman Jerry Labriola, Jr. defended Ann Romney this afternoon in response to Obama Adviser and DNC Strategist Hilary Rosen’s attack that Ann Romney “never worked a day in her life”
“Ms. Rosen’s comments are highly insulting—not only to Ann Romney and her family, but to all mothers. Anyone who believes that being a mother isn’t a job of the highest importance and difficulty is simply out of touch with reality,” said Labriola.
Ann Romney is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the Connecticut Republican Party’s annual Prescott Bush Awards Dinner on April 23rd in Stamford, CT.
“Ann Romney raised five boys and volunteers her time to multiple charities despite suffering from Multiple Sclerosis. Contrary to Ms. Rosen’s comments, I believe that Ann Romney understands better than most the meaning of ‘hard work,’” added Labriola.
Connecticut Democratic Party Chairman Nancy DiNardo sent out a fundraising e-mail this morning blasting Prescott Bush Awards Dinner keynote speaker Governor Scott Walker and asking for a contribution to “help send packing.” And what’s more, the government union bosses of Connecticut are already planning protests at the...