Ann Romney's 'You People' Remark Makes Americans Angry as Hell (VIDEO)

ann romney on good morning americaToday's poll numbers may show presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney and President Obama in a dead heat, but an unnerving new remark from Camp Romney -- courtesy of none other than Ann Romney -- could tip the scale in the POTUS's favor. Sitting down to chat with ABC's Robin Roberts on Good Morning America in an interview airing today, Mrs. Romney addressed concerns surrounding the tax returns her husband has refused to release. Although President Obama released his for the past seven years, while the Bushes offered up ten to twelve years' worth, the Romneys contend that two years is adequate. 

Ann defended the move, curtly noting, "We've given all you people need to know and understand about our financial situation and about how -- you know, how we live our life." Wow, condescending much, Mrs. Romney?

These few poorly chosen words strung together equal one HUGE red flag. A major indicator of how out of touch the Romneys are and how they see us, the American people. Sure she could have been referring specifically to the media since she was speaking directly to a newswoman, but what is the media other than a messenger of information for us the American people? Ultimately, it's the VOTERS who want to see these tax returns.

And judging from Ann Romney's remark, it sounds like the Romneys' attitude is basically, "We're above this demand. We don't want to share anymore about how insanely rich we are. Now back off, you little pee-on trolls!" What's truly terrifying: If Mitt's acting like he should be exempt from taking action the public is asking for, how can we expect him to have our best interests at heart as President? I shudder at the thought.

Romney had explained (very poorly) that the real reason she and Mitt aren't releasing more tax returns has to do with guarding themselves against "more attack." Her exact quote:

There are so many things that will be open again for more attack. And you just want to give more material for more attack. And that’s really -- that’s just the answer.

So ... wait -- let's get this straight -- their unreleased tax returns are entirely honorable, yet releasing them to the public will set them up for further attacks? Oookay. So not only are the Romneys condescending, they're uber-defensive! Grrreat. Because those are precisely the qualities we want in our President and his family.

Here's the clip of Ann's interview if you missed it ...


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Pinst... Pinstripes4

I don't think Ann Romney was being out-of-touch or condescending with her statement, just weirdly defensive with crappy reasoning. John McCain release plenty of tax returns, as did the boring wonder John Kerry. Bush did too. Recent history has shown uber wealthy candidates being forthcoming with their earnings. I'm really not seeing how "the liberal media is out to get us" is a valid excuse. The truth is hard to twist. It is more than shady that someone who touts their financial success as the reason for voting for him not being more open with his income from recent years.

fleur... fleurdelys3110

You're losing whatever little credibility you had in my eyes by fabricating the meanings behind statements and twisting everything just so you can provoke an argument.

Bendana Bendana

But when Jenny does it  and then cites her own articles as proof you drool all over her in appreciation. 

Torra... TorranceMom

Oh Maressa! How did I know this was your article just by reading the title? Is this remark made by Mrs. Romney worse than Obama telling American business owners, "You didn't build that?" Stop drinking the Kool Aid Maressa, it's not good for you or this country.

nonmember avatar Guest

Spin little sheep, spin! Spin like the wind!

All the sweet stench of liberal desperation!

As I said in another thread;

the thing you leave out is that Romney's tax returns have all been "vetted" by the IRS! The IRS; which has often been used/abused by the democrats as a political weapon; would love nothing more than to take down a Republican politician given even the slightest excuse.

How about this, OWEbama agrees to release his school records, law records, IL political records, and Romney will agree to release even more of his tax returns four years from now...

Yeah, his success as a business executive has made him rich. Get over it.

nonmember avatar ziggy

Mitt Romney has released 2 years of his tax returns as opposed to John Kerry (D-Gigolo) who released two years worth.

But it would be wrong to hold Mitt to the same standards as one of the beautiful people (for which read "Democrats"), wouldn't it?????????

dulls... dullscissors

hahaha..another stupid Stir 'author' with ignorance, just beaming from all corners. 

MomIWant MomIWant

ROFLMAO - This offends you - BAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHA  - this is the worst you have on the Romneys - BAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH I'm betting 27 MILLION Americans can come up with something that is actually offensive

jagam... jagamama0710

Meh. I'm not a Romney lover but this didn't bug me. I don't care what she has to say or how she says it, she's not running for President.

jagam... jagamama0710

But when Jenny does it  and then cites her own articles as proof you drool all over her in appreciation. 

You noticed that too? lol 

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