Ann Romney Republican National Convention Speech: Spreading the Love

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Ann Romney, the wife of Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, addressed the party's convention last night to discuss life, challenges, and her husband.

"Tonight, I want to talk to you about love," the warm and engaging Mrs. Romney said, regaling the crowd with stories of the couple's courtship and marriage.

The goal of her speech: Help people understand the personal side of her husband, a successful and decent man but one who struggles to connect with voters.

Think she succeeded? Take a look below ...

Ann Romney's Republican National Convention speech was both an introduction of herself and a full-throated defense of her husband's character and values.

She touched on her struggles with multiple sclerosis and breast cancer. She defended his work ethic, saying, "I can tell you Mitt Romney was not handed success."

"This man will not fail," she said of her husband of 43 years, as the crowd in Tampa Bay Times Forum erupted with cheers and gave her a standing ovation.

Ann defended her husband's great success in business, offering a character testimonial to rebut attacks that paint him as aloof, wealthy and out-of-touch.

"Mitt doesn't like to talk about how he has helped others because he sees it as a privilege, not a political talking point," said the mother of five sons.

"We're no different than the millions of Americans who quietly help their neighbors, their churches and their communities. They don't do it so that others will think more of them. They do it because there is no greater joy."

Election 2012:


i will pray we are freed from the policies and leadership of a radical socialist. i cannot take another crazy Democrat liberal like president obama. i got a kid to finish raising and an elderly mom who needs every bit of medicare that is possible. she's not gonna get it from a radical robin hood who steals from old people. shame on him!


Did she mention the Billion Dollar Ponzi Scheme that Mitt,and one of his sons is being investigated for.Did she mention the Million + Tax Payer Dollars Mitt bragged about scamming from the Dept of Ed? Did she tell who Mitt has on the inside that makes it easy to get money? NO! she did not.


I will pray that prez Obama will stay in office. I can not take another republican! Everybody to busy worring about the color of skin instead, making this a better place by love.


No matter who becomes president we will all continue to get old and will one day leave this earth. To all the prejudice people, you will no longer have to blog your racist selves to the world, but only to GOD. And beg him to get your ass off fire and it will Never happen.


First of all Ann Romney mentions i won't talk about politics, or Mitt, and then "GUESS WHAT" that's all this woman talked about. Seriously, i think she's a little confused. Needless to say, the almighty STIFF MITT ROMNEY won't even come close to winning. OBAMA ALL THE WAY> SERIOUSLY< THIS GUY SUCKS>>>>>>UGHHHHHH


@Allsaints45-Isn't it rather refreshing to know that the future First Lady is already proud to be an American-BEFORE-her huband takes office?


Ann Romney, total class. You won't hear her say, anti-American stuff like Mrs. Obama. "I wasn't proud to be an American, until my husband became President." Well, Queen Michelle, I guess you prefer a lesser, America.


I could not agree more. Lovely is exactly the word to describe this woman. She really did a wonderful job.


She epitomizes classy!What a great First Lady,she is soon to make!


lovely speech from a lovely woman indeed!

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