GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s wife Ann said that her husband has been unfairly ‘demonized,’ during a joint appearance on NBC’s Meet the Press aired on Sunday.
Ann Romney said she took to the GOP convention stage to convey that her family has faced struggles even though they have been well off financially.
“Well, I think the thing that I want to communicate to people, and that it’s so important that people understand, is that Mitt and I do recognize that we have not had a financial struggle in our lives. But I want people to believe in their hearts that we know what it is like to struggle. And our struggles have not been financial, but they’ve been with health and with difficulties in different things in life,” she said, in an interview aired Sunday.
“And in particular, for Mitt — who really has been demonized in many ways as being heartless and for people to stand up and say, ‘Excuse me. He was there when my son was dying of leukemia. He came to my son’s bedside. He did all of these things for my son.’ And then another woman saying how Mitt was there for her. So there’s hundreds of those stories that haven’t been told,” she said.
“It was refreshing to me for the American people to finally be able to see the lens through which I see my husband and the perspective in which I understand how he operates,” Ann Romney added.
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