Skip to comments.Why Women Want Rick (There is more to Rick’s support by Middle American Moms than meets the eye)
Posted on 03/08/2012 10:20:32 AM PST by SeekAndFind
The Lame Stream Media circle like sharks in a blood pool over Rick Santorums Catholicism. Funny, they asked conservatives if they were against Romney because they are anti-Mormon but no one is asking those attacking Santorum if they are doing it because they are anti-Catholic. Do we want a POTUS candidate who doesnt believe his own faith? We already have that, dont we?
Rick Santorum is laughing all the way to the ballot box as women swoon, and it isnt over his good looks. Women like Rick for a lot of reasons. He is every womans husband. He is every girls dad, complete with the sweater vest. He is every businesswomans handy banker. He is every school girls slightly geeky, but deliciously smart favorite math teacher. He is the Sunday School teacher we wish we hadthe one who actually fights for his faith rather than cowering for church attendance and tithes. He has courage.
Women feel the financial strain created by this administrations $1 trillion per year spending habit more than our sexier counterparts. We are the ones who have to abandon our choices and go to work. We have to clip coupons, stretch dollars, walk the tightrope between what our kids want and what our struggling budget allows, and we know we couldnt do it without our spiritual strength. The press contention that the social issues dont matter smack of government constrained churches to us, and we wont have it. Women need the freedom to worship where they want, how they want, and they dont want this government threatening their spiritual freedoms. Women understand what Sarah Palin said when she proclaimed that social issues and economic issues are not mutually exclusive-- They are inextricably linked, and women know that because we use the spiritual strengths guaranteed to us by social issues to survive the fiscal stresses every day under this imperial Presidents reign.
There is more to Ricks support by Middle American Moms than meets the eye. In the states where he has campaigned and delivered a message, women are feeling emboldened to support this hubby-daddy-slightly geeky teacher-type; they know things the media and GOP establishment wish they could dust away.
Moms like him. Rick and Karen have 7 living children. Karen is an attorney, nurse, and author. Rick knows firsthand what it means to run the carpool, pick up the kids from soccer, help with homework, and drop them at a friends house, all while trying to get to work on time or spiff up the house before dinner with the family.
Businesswomen like him. Santorum sponsored and passed the Womens Business Centers Sustainability Act that established numerous initiatives to support small businesses owned by women.
Work at home moms like him. He has been outspoken and boldly spoken up for women to have the choices they deserveto work outside the home, or not. He even placed the blame for taking away these freedoms where real women know it belongson the radical feminists.
Poor women like him. When he decided to take on the colossal battle of welfare reform, he invited 8 women on welfare to co-create the legislation with him. Who does that? This shows such cool creativity and cutting edge leadership, it would give a sweater vest some swag!
Pro-life women like him. He is an unquestionable champion of life. This means that unborn women probably like him, too. They just wont be able to say so until about 2013.
Pro-choice women like him. He is the only candidate who has declared that he would not criminalize birth control, unless killing babies is your method of choice.
Libertarian women like him. The Cato Institute had rave reviews for the Senator while he was serving in D.C.
Victimized women like him. Unlike Obama, he doesnt label them victims (AKA: Useful idiots). He empowers crime victims with his tough law for trafficking victims (Trafficking Victims Protection Conference Report) and Aimees Law. He co-sponsored the National AMBER Alert Network Act to strengthen alert capabilities and assist state and local law enforcement in catching those who would kidnap a child.
Academic women like him. His mother was the first woman to graduate from Yale. She was the primary breadwinner for his family growing up. His wife, Karen, is a lawyer, nurse, and author. He understands the importance of education and more importantly, the personal satisfaction that comes from women meeting their full potential. His life is living proof of that.
Moms of special ability children like him. As a mother of a child with a Trisomy 21, I can assure you that this hidden, but adamant voting block will move heaven and earth to get to the polls to support someone who loves and understands all the extra joy and challenge in raising a special child. His love for his baby, Gabriel who died, and later for his precious little Bella with Trisomy 18, is all most moms like me need to know the man has a heart the size of Texas, and he wears it on his sleeve for our special little ones.
Mr. Moms even like him! He championed initiatives to encourage participation of fathers in the lives of their children, and provide families with relief from the marriage penalty tax.
While esoteric, overeducated liberals stand in awe as Senator Santorum survives the ravages of the socialist attacks, we Middle American Women quietly smile to ourselves. We know where our vote will be in 2012.
-- Dr. Gina Loudon is the host of the PM drivetime show The Dr. Gina Show heard in 8 states across the Midwest and the South.
Just a picture of him and his family says more than words to the ladies.
Whats red represent and what does blue represent in your chart?
How about Middle American Mommies?
Or Middle American Mamas?
Yeah, we had the same deception that put clinton into office.
Nothing about him being good for our country, just that they liked him. Voters and their ‘feelings’ again.
There is NOTHING endearing about a liar to me!
RE: Whats red represent and what does blue represent in your chart?
BLUE —> MEN
You betcha! I'm very impressed with Santorum's positions on the economy, the Constitution, and repealing ObamaCare on Day One.
No, we don't. Barry seems to be a devout Humanist .
See Torcaso v. Watkins and Fellowship of Humanity v. County of Alameda for Humanism being legally classified as a religion.
Of course, it can't really be ruled out that Barry is a good Mooze Lame hiding his real beliefs while working against the enemies of Iz Lame as the Profit instructs Mooze Lames to do when they need to.
RE: You actually used the word “moms” and expect to be taken seriously?
I simply copied a sentence from the author’s article ( see first sentence of the 4th paragraph above ).
Nothing very endearing about your post either. Rather offputting, in fact.
Why don’t you post something positive about Newtie?
RE: we Middle American Women quietly smile to ourselves. We know where our vote will be in 2012.
How can you vote of Santorum in 2012 if he isn’t the Republican nominee?
“Women like Rick for a lot of reasons. He is every womans husband. He is every girls dad, complete with the sweater vest. He is every businesswomans handy banker. He is every school girls slightly geeky, but deliciously smart favorite math teacher. He is the Sunday School teacher we wish we had”
LOL Laying there at night, hugging their pillows, wishing it was St Ricky. It was disturbing when Obama women did it,,, and it is now. Anyone who votes for such trite reasons should have their 19th amendment rights revoked.
You could say the same about Mitt/his family - if ‘image’ is your criteria in choosing a candidate.
“Whats red represent and what does blue represent in your chart?”
What does THAT matter when he’s the adorable yet nerdy math teacher they have a crush on? The husband they wish theirs was? LOL
Actually it does help willard as well.
It probably does. He’d probably be fine as a president, if we were in less tumultuous times. I haven’t seen evidence that he’s capable of prioritizing and being adaptable.
I know Newt could handle what is to come, but not sure about Santorum.
Dude, half of America wouldn’t have the right to vote in that case. I recall my MIL who voted for Bush in 2008 and that was out of character. Why? Because she couldn’t stand Teresa Heinz Kerry.
A large section of America is like that. If you doubt it, just reflect and all the dumb things the left does as it panders for votes. If it didn’t work, why would they work so hard at it?
One can vote for him in a primary in 2012. In fact, that’s the only year I know of in which there is any opportunity to vote for Mr. Santorum.
Did the TRUTH hurt your feelings? Can't help you with that one - the truth doesn't change for you.
Why dont you post something positive about Newtie?
HE/His accomplishments SAYS IT BEST!
Rick is a decent guy, who will honor the office of the presidency. You can tell a man on how he treats women, especially his wife and daughters, AND how he teaches his sons to treat women. He’s a good family man, who personally lives his pro-life stance.
I have 59 first cousins on one side & only one is going for Romney, the rest like Rick. I have an aunt who also is going with Romney, but her daughters say they will talk her out of it before our primary.
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