Friday, October 22, 2004

How NOT to get the votes of moms

Republicans are making hay out of this. NRO has two articles about it. Not only did Teresa Heinz-Kerry claim that Laura Bush had never had a "real job" insulting stay-at-home moms everywhere, but she also ignored the fact that Mrs Bush has been both a librarian and a teacher. (Unions of both groups trend left making this comment a real puzzler.) She backpedaled with the semi-apology that was somewhat plausible: She hadn't remembered that Mrs Bush had been a teacher and a librarian. Doubtful, but let that pass. She still refused to acknowledge that raising kids is a "real job". Way to go, Teresa. Can you find a way to offend even more people at a whack?