Moms Speaking Out About 2012 Race
Listening to voters
- Duration 2:32
- Date Apr 17, 2012
Listening to voters
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Speaking to both stay at home moms and working mothers and as working managed to also stay at home as -- -- -- he joins us live from Washington.
So John what do you hearing from not on these ladies well no surprise Martha they have an awful lot to say a topic to women yesterday both of whom made the decision.
To leave their careers and become stay at home moms they were shocked.
By what Hilary Rosen had to say last week about and Romney holly Morris called that statement quote -- -- and ignorant.
Holly left the job at real -- take care of her daughter grace -- her husband's also -- -- and as you can imagine.
With the economic downturn things have been pretty tough for them financially.
In recent years she is acutely aware even as his stay at home mom of the economy -- what a struggle it is to keep up.
Here's an example like peanut -- just went up -- dollar.
You know and -- when peanut -- goes up for it goes up milk goes up everything goes up we need to start.
Spending responsibly will we need to become better stewards of our money and I'm talking about families to including my own family.
You know every day holly gets calls from creditors that she can't -- she says that she wants a president you'll get the economy going lift the housing market again so.
She and her husband can clear the deck of all the debt that they've racked up.
NASA's have been obviously a lot of talk about the so called mommy wars out there.
What are you learning as you talk to women voters out there about what the biggest issues are for that.
Yeah you know for for all this talk about contraception and personhood bread and butter issues of the big ones for them take -- -- using corporate marketing at IBM she left in 2004 to become a full time on she's got three children.
And is her youngest finish is ten months or she's a swing voter says she's taking a look around this year her top issues.
The economy taxes and energy.
I don't know a single person out there that's not concerned about the tax situation and where things are -- About the future of our energy policies of the impact of gas in what we're going to do to have.
A degree of energy independence that impacts the -- day -- -- counts of every female that I now.
-- talking to these two women did there was an interesting take away from it because neither one of them sought any difference between the issues that they were concerned about as women.
And what men are concerned about this election year that.
That's exactly -- take away listening to those women time that they care about the stuff there -- cares about of course and that's putting food on the table and an improving economic situation interesting.
Words of wisdom from the two of them thank you so much John.