Not the reactionary sniping I was expecting:
So how does Ann Romney get away with this? Because she framed it not as a problem to be fixed but a trial that women have to endure. She put a positive spin on it, claiming that these extra struggles make us women extra good. Instead of demanding equality, she encouraged her female audience instead to take their payment in martyrdom.
I’m not sure I agree with Amanda Marcotte’s characterization of this message as “refreshing”, but I’m at least happy to see some part of the Republican Party not engaging in denialism.