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Ann Romney hit back at her husband's critics in the Republican Party, labeling the hand-wringing by some as "nonsense."
"Stop it. This is hard. You want to try it? Get in the ring," Romney told the Radio Iowa show yesterday.
about Mitt Romney's campaign have been voiced publicly, as the GOP
presidential nominee has stumbled over his response to deadly violence
in Libya and a controversy over secretly taped remarks to donors.
Here's what former Reagan speechwriter Peggy Noonan wrote last night for The Wall Street Journal about Mitt Romney's presidential campaign:
This week I called it incompetent, but only because I was being polite. I really meant 'rolling calamity.'
Romney vowed after the bruising GOP primary in 2008 that she would not
go through another campaign. But she encouraged her husband to seek the
White House this time, firm in her conviction that he's the right man to
boost the nation's economy.
She reiterated those points in her interview in Iowa, one of the swing states that could help decide the election.
is hard and ... it's an important thing that we're doing right now and
it's an important election," Romney told radio host O.Kay Henderson.
"It's time for all Americans to realize how significant this election is
and how lucky we are to have someone with Mitt's qualifications and
experience and know-how to be able to have the opportunity to run this