Did you watch Ann Romney’s speech during the Republican National Convention last night? I thought she was wonderful. And it has nothing to do with whether or not you are voting for Mitt Romney or Barack Obama. She talked about moms who work, and who come home exhausted and still help with book reports. She talked about how years go by so quickly when you are raising children.

 It’s the moms who have always had to work a little harder to make everything right.  It’s the mom’s of this nation, single, married, widowed, who really hold the country together.  We’re the mothers.  We’re the wives.  We’re the grandmothers.  We’re the big sisters.  We’re the little sisters and we are the daughters.

You are the hope of America.  There would not be an America
without you.  Tonight, we salute you and sing your praises!

What a lovely sentiment. Ann Romney said her speech was all about “love” and it was.  And even though I personally don’t agree with a lot of Mr. Ann Romney’s policies, his wife gave a wonderful, uplifting, kickass speech last night. She was smart and funny and charming and I thought she looked beautiful. So it was with dismay, and then anger, that I saw a lot of really terrible postings on Twitter about her appearance at the convention.

It’s funny that Ann Romney feels America should take her word on shit… she’s kind of a out of touch lying cunt and not much else.

SHUT THE FUCK UP ANN ROMNEY. Your husband is AN IDIOT. Fuckn Mormon , bitch ion wanna hear about your heart. I wish i was there to slap her

has a classic “face lift but my neck still looks old as shit” look. Very classy.

ANN ROMNEY IS AN UGLY ASS WHITE HOE

You know the difference between a Stepford wife and Ann Romney?A Stepford wife has a wet pussy and a less ugly underwear. Also more empathy.

Shutup, Ann Romney, you stupid, glutonous, pandering, Stepford ‘bot

Ann Romney is trending. sucks that she’s an ugly whore.

Ann Romney. Whore. Red, red, red lipped whore.

somebody tell ann romney to shut her whore mouth

Would someone please punch this bitch in the cunt?

I understand that Americans are passionate about politics. I understand that Americans are concerned about the upcoming election. I understand that everyone has their very own personal strong political beliefs and that they enjoy expressing these beliefs on the internet. What I can’t understand is people spewing such ugly vitriol against a woman who was simply giving support to her husband. Attacking how she looks, calling her a “whore” and a “cunt.” And a lot of the above tweets were posted by women.

Is this how you would speak to your mothers? Is this how you would want someone to speak to your sister, your friend, your own daughter? Is this how we support each other, as women, even if at the end of the day we may not agree with what political party we are affiliated with?

I’m sure after the Democratic National Convention we will read just as many ugly sentiments directed at Michelle Obama. It pisses me off as a woman to see other women tear each other down like this. We are smarter, and stronger and better than this. Ann Romney deserves better than this. All women deserve better than this, no matter who you vote for.

This sexually charged degrading language towards women who have a point of view and who take a strong stance in regard to their personal opinions is just another way for us to beat each other down. No matter which political affiliation you side with, we as women need to respect each other more than this.

It has been an ugly last few months for us as a country, as women. Between Todd Akins ignorant statements about rape to the Aurora shootings to moms being shamed for not working outside the home. I think we have more important issues to direct our energies toward than calling each other “whores” on Twitter.

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