I really dislike Ann Romney, but I realized last night that it’s kind of unjustified. Because the truth is, if she’d throw in an occasional “fuck you,” I’d find her hilariously ballsy.
Do you know what I mean? If her affect weren’t “snobby bitch” but was “telling it like it is,” I’d still disagree with her about a lot, but damn, I’d be cheering her on right now. Has there ever–and I mean even thinking back on Hilary Clinton–been a politician’s wife so willing to say out loud which parts of having your husband run for president suck and who’s to blame for that suckage? While he’s running? While it’s actually happening? I don’t think so.
And I will say that, though I don’t like either of them, and I find her to be just ugh, she has his fucking back. And I find that admirable.
So you’d like her a little better if she were Barbara Bush, say? :)
Ha ha ha. Now that you say it, she does remind me a little of Barbara Bush, another woman I wouldn’t want to be stuck in the same room as, but who is pretty much going to tell you how she sees it.
Though, oh my god, you know that cannot be a connection–Ann with Barbara–that the Romney campaign wants anyone to draw. He just does not need the country reminded of how much Ann’s attitude resembles Barbara’s–especially with Barbara’s Katrina “insights.”
I used to admire people who were willing to tell it like it is, but these days they just all seem like assholes.
There’s a difference between telling it like it is for me, or for us, and telling it like it is for you.