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 ...


Are you turned off by Ann Romney's remarks?


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nonmember avatar Brandt Hardin

Is there any doubt that a Romney administration would favor the rich and increase the income gap in our country? Mitt is a pariah in Mormon Clothing and will stop at nothing to expand an empire of greed for the rich in this country. Can his sacred Mormon underwear gain him enough donations to buy this election? See for yourself as Mitt dons his tighty-whities from the Good Lord Himself at

Pinst... Pinstripes4

John Kerry has 20 years of tax returns out. McCain released two years when he was running, so I amend what I said.

mustb... mustbeGRACE

At least she didn't say, "You goats".

Which is more accurate...........................   (  :

DebaLa DebaLa

Right on, procrastimom! Righteous elitism at its finest. That goes for anyone who uses those words, too, SO revealing of one's true character. As soon as I hear them, any words that follow are dismissed in kind. As are those people.

nonmember avatar Chandler

I want a President with experience that can get us out of this financial crisis. I voted Obama last term,and I deeply regret it. I'm voting Romney this term. We can not afford another 4 years of mismanagement.

nonmember avatar Guest

@Mrswbray "I'm turned off by pretty much everything about Ann Romney and her shady husband. "

What is "shady" about him? He is a former governor and former presidential candidate, he has already been gone over with a fine toothed comb, and no one has found any dirt.

Or is "shady" just libspeak for "someone I am told I should arbitrarily hate, even if I don't understand why..."

nonmember avatar Guest

So, according to the liberals;

John Kerry being rich by marrying someone who inherited the money is "good".

OWEbama being rich by profiting from his public office is "good"

(when I was a kid, we used to call that "corruption")

But Mit Romney being rich by a career as a successful businessman is "bad"...

nonmember avatar kevobx

Inorder to build anything in America, man must go by the law of the land? After signing one's name on the dotted line, the lawyers and the judges decide what business will thrive (By the way of taxes). America, the birth of Esau's nation of people.

Chelsea Gilbert

Maybe she honestly didn't mean to sound condescending, but from the tone of her voice and whatnot it sounds to me like she was.

Kelly... KellyBSchrute

I'll admit... I don't like the sound of "you people," no matter who says it.

But it's nothing compared to this...

"For the first time in my adult life I am proud of my country,"

-  Michelle Obama (on several occasions)

Really? She wasn't proud of us on 9/11 when we saw the FDNY walking into burning skyscrapers to save strangers?  Every single day that I wake up and I have the freedom to choose what I want for myself that day, I am proud and grateful to be an American.

If you want to talk about someone who is "out of touch" and not in the right mindset to be in the White House... Mrs. Romney has NOTHING on Mrs. Obama. 

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