Pro-Romney Ad Uses Hilary Rosen Remarks to Wish Happy Mom’s Day
(BRIGHTON, Colo.) -- The pro-Romney super PAC is out with a new video titled “Mother’s Day,” which focuses on the various insults lobbed at candidate Mitt Romney’s wife, Ann, about being a stay-at-home mom.
The super PAC, known as Restore Our Future, released the new ad on Wednesday and confirmed that it is part of the substantial $4.3 million ad buy announced last week that will span nine battleground states: Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Nevada, and Virginia.
The “Mother’s Day” ad in particular will start airing as soon as Wednesday afternoon, according to a Restore Our Future spokeswoman.
The video first highlights Ann Romney’s health history, a voice-over saying, “Ann Romney raised five boys, she successfully battled breast cancer and multiple sclerosis.”
The ad then goes on to highlight comments made last month by Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen, described as a “White House insider,” with the video playing her remarks that ignited a firestorm over the so-called war on women.
“Guess what? His wife has actually never worked a day in her life,” Rosen says in a clip in the ad.
Bill Maher, who is described as having given $1 million to support Obama’s campaign, is also in the video, with his comments that “Ann Romney has never gotten her ass out of the house” playing after Rosen’s.
Then, the last screen flashes a card with the Obama re-election logo on it, opening to a message that reads, “Happy Mother’s Day From Barack Obama’s Team.”
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