The Chase 2012

Ann Romney should lead a ‘Moms for Mitt’ campaign on Facebook, Twitter

The time is right for the GOP and the Romney camp to get moving online and “one up “the competition. With all of the banter going on between Hilary Rosen and Ann Romney, coupled with the steady media and campaign drumbeat around the fact that the Republicans are “waging a war against Women “, my recommendation would be to create an online beachhead today within Facebook.

There is no Facebook site that is a congregation point that would attract “Moms For Mitt.” It’s time that the Romney camp addressed the objection that they are “anti woman” by being aggressive and building a foundation and community of women in our country that are Republican and pro-Mitt Romney and the Republican Party. 

The site would have a goal to sign up One Million Moms in the next 30 days.  Here Mitt Romney would establish a beachhead where they could speak to directly to the issues facing women in our country and the policies of the current administration that have run counter to the best interests of this group of women. It would serve as a rallying post for assembling the top women and mothers in our country who are big believers and evangelizers for the ideals of the Republican Party.

Maybe Mitt convinces Michele Bachmann and Sara Palin to join with Ann Romney in being the leaders of this discussion and community.  It’s an area where the GOP and Mitt Romney could silence their critics on this topic and point to an informational and discussion site that deals in real time with these issues.

Let’s not stop with “Moms for Mitt”. There is a huge population of young women in this country who aren’t buying into the idea that there is a war against their civil liberties. Take a look at what Ron Paul has been able to do on college campuses in assembling and energizing a base of young single men and women who are evangelical about their belief in the ideals of the Republican Party.

If you look across the wide expanse of candidates that the party has run during this primary season, you will see a high concentration of women who are passionate about the candidate and winning back the White House. Let’s identify key leaders in this group (they should be easy to find) and provide them with a similar beachhead within the Facebook and Twitter platforms to assemble, discuss and mobilize their efforts.

This is a group that is desperate for an identity and a congregation point. They are not embarrassed to believe in the Republican platform. Let’s get them some support and enthusiasm to bolster their efforts to assemble and drive the unified agenda.

Ann Romney needs to start “tweeting” regularly. While I know that Mrs. Romney has spent recent days dealing with idiotic critiques of her role as a mother, it’s time that she (and the campaign team behind her) took a much more active role online.

As I write this, first lady Michelle Obama has more than 745,768 Twitter followers.  Ann Romney has but 31,983. Little doubt that the first lady benefits as does the President in all of the attention paid to the Office of the President.  Ann Romney can be a central figure in bringing women together online and providing clarity around the positions of her husband and his administration.  She has been given a tremendous opportunity — given all rancor around Hilary Rosen’s comments — to begin to build a platform for Republican women in our country. She too has the right to voice her opinions and thoughts around the “war against women.”  She can be an incredible asset in the Romney tool kit if used properly online.  Ann Romney should extend the olive branch to Michele Bachmann, Sarah Palin and the wives of the other primary contenders to join forces with her to build an online coalition of women who are tired of being classified as a group of prisoners of war in the Democratic view of the world. 

This strategy can be strengthened by an extensive online media buy on online sites and outlets that are meeting points for woman across all demographics. It matters little the nature of the content that drives the audience to these locations. For Republicans, it’s time to reach women and other key voter segments where they live, communicate and conduct commerce.  Such a media plan coupled with the Facebook and Twitter strategy outlined above would create an excellent opportunity for Ann and Mitt Romney to intersect with this key group of voters and insure that a distinction is being made between campaign rhetoric and factual information.

There are many more tactical strategies that can be leveraged online by the GOP and the Romney camp.  We need real time answers to real time opportunities like the “Moms for Mitt” issue.  It’s time that those in the GOP and Romney camp began making decisions based on the immediacy of online first and thinking print and television next.

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  • ohin

     So, Michelle “RuPaul” Obama is going to pack PBJ sandwiches for the girls, load them up in the mini-van, take them to the downtown Washington public schools, and then vacuum the Residence when she gets back? Right…

  • Dustoff

    speak to directly to the issues facing women in our country and the
    policies of the current administration that have run counter to the best
    interests of this group of women.
    Yep issues facing women.  Like a PREZ who spends, spends & spends. Can you say $$$$ vacations then GSA and hookers for S/S & White House staff. Yep joe, you guys really care about women. Long as you pay them 47 bucks for the evening right! HAHAHAHA-losers!

  • Dustoff

    Pssssssssss hey joey.  

     Gallup: President Obama on the Brink, Polls WORSE THAN CARTER

  • Dave D

    Spot on!  Lest we forget that Ann raised 5 boy without the aid of the car elevator.

  • Dustoff

     With-out the aid of government.   Let’s here it for Ann.   (-: 

  • george

    Dustoff never makes a point Joe. He just hates President Obama.

    What’s so funny is Mittens has to have his wife with him all the time now. What a wimp.

    You remember that Tammy Wynette song “Stand by your man”.

    With Mittens its “Hide behind your woman. “.

    I think she wears the pants in that family.

  • AgTrotter

    Josef, you really despise successful people, don’t you? After all, successful people are much less inclined to listen to your class warfare rhetoric.

  • Guest


    Rather than targetting the message to target groups, just focus on founding conservative principals and how those principals will aid EVERYONE!  You will win.  This pandering will make you look like what we all despise, the DC culture.  We don’t want that anymore.

    This is primarily why we don’t like you!  And why 30% of the population is supporting you because you ain’t Obama.

    If I were you, I would feel miserable because the majority of people who vote for me was ONLY BECAUSE THEY VOTED AGAINST THE OTHER GUY!

    Get a clue!  You still have time to throw away all that you are and become something new.  You can become the greatest president by simply REJECTING the DC cult like behavior,  The world does not center around DC and because of that, nor should EVERY FREAKING POLICY!

    At this point all the data is in, and the conclusion is that no matter where you are in this country or in the world all troubles have had their start with the greed, the self-serving, cult like culture of the federal workforce.  Past presidents and congress have only fed that.  You sir, can make a stand against it.  Are you man enough to rise to that challenge.  if you are, you would not be concerned about fence sitters, independants, women, people of color, or any other single group. The group you would be concerned about is Americans. 

    And, Romney, we are ready for the pain the neccessary solutions will cause to save the greater country.

    If you acted like this, you will get us all!


  • 1tomritter1

    I just learned that Hilary Rosen is a big time lesbian. The fact that it took so long tells me conservatives do not know how to address the homosexual issue, so let me help them:

    “Homosexuality is a disease.

    One does not make fun of someone who has cancer, but neither does one pretend that cancer is a normal condition.”

  • AgTrotter

    “These guys claim to do everything based on the facts.”

    As opposed to biased make-believe “facts” conjured up by groups like the CBPP?

  • Dustoff

     Yep and just think. Her & Romney were poor before they got rich.

    Your just jealous joe, because you never went anywhere in life.

    Speaks volumes of you!

  • Dustoff

     He’s losing already.

  • Dustoff

     Hey geogre… how’s them gov paid hookers. 

    Party at Vegas much?…. Let’s hear it for GSA. Just like O-dumber. Party like it’s 1999 on the tax-payers dime.

  • Dustoff

     Never make a point…. LOL

    joey.  I prove on this website daliy, how foolish and stupid you really are.
    You’re comments are nothing more than a jealous person who never made it in life. Now expects the world to make him happy.

  • Guest

    The reason THEY (i.e. congress members) don’t want cuts is because they are making too uch money on the deficit spending they pass. When you are as heavily invested in defense contractors, medical companies and insurance comapnies as they are, it is very easy to see why they want this to continue.

    In 2011 – the average congress member picked up an average 23% net return on their investment, where the average american lost mucho bucks in their portfolios.

    DC is a scam that only redistributes the nations wealth to federal workers and congress members.

    I know a fed who barely works who has amassed a half a million in his TSP and he has his lucrative pension to boot. DoD upper brass are now retiring with larger checks than they were when they were working.

    If you area fed or congress member, you are not hurting at all.

  • Reno Rivera

    Moochelle Obama has more than 745,768 Twitter followers. Ann Romney has but 31,983. 

    That’s a lot of moochers.

    It has to be 745,768 on food stamps because Moochelle Obama is the most dislikable Evita in this hemisphere alone.

    We have never had an Evita Peron or a Marie Antoinette in America until Moochelle Obama.  

    Anyway, moms for Mitt is the language of the left. It’s lame and does not apply. It won’t fly so drop it. 

    Moochers for Obama fits just right.

  • AgTrotter

    “The Republicans won’t even consider tax increases.”

    You do known that federal income taxes increased after Bush cut the marginal tax rates. You see, Josef, IT’S THE SPENDING, STUPID!

  • george

    See what I mean Joe? Not a clue. Poor Sean.

  • Dustoff

     Yep, dad sure did.  Now finish the rest of the story joey

    Romney gave it away.

    What has o-dumber ever given away?  Besides friends who blow up buildings.  Right Bill.

  • george


    Dustoff reminds me of Sean
    Hannity. Talk about hate.

  • Dustoff

    Rules.. I don’t need no stinking RULES.

    Saturday last fall, President Obama interrupted a White House strategy
    meeting to raise an issue not on the agenda. He declared, aides
    recalled, that the administration needed to more aggressively use
    executive power to govern in the face of Congressional obstructionism.

  • Dustoff

    Hey joe & george… Anyone seen Clinton lately.

     The Hilton is significant because that’s where President Obama was
    going to stay,” Lieberman told Bob Schieffer. “Now we don‘t know at this
    point that what the twelfth agent is being charged with and why he’s
    been put administrative leave.”
    “Now, you’re into the hotel where the president of the United States
    was going to stay,” Lieberman added. “And it just gets more troubling.”

    “To act as these people did in Cartagena as if they were college kids on spring break, it is reprehensible,” he said.

  • Dustoff

     YOU… just hate the truth george.   This bud is what “YOU’RE” party and Prez have done.

  • AgTrotter

    @Joe_Steel:disqus You don’t know anything about me.  How do you know I “never made it in life?”

    We actually know quite a bit about you. Based upon your incessant whining and griping about those more successful than you, you most likely are a worthless mooch and entitlement whore. And, you obviously are lazy. If you had even an ounce of self-motivation, you would have already moved to Cuba.

  • Dustoff

     I’ll give the first 100 bucks. But I bet you with joe’s whining, even Castro would think twice.

  • AgTrotter

    “That’s only because the economy grew.  It wasn’t because of the tax cuts.”

    Too funny! Josef, you leftists really need to get your stories straight.

  • Borghesius

    Joe:  read what you wrote.  Everytime since Kennedy, tax cuts have been followed by improved economic growth.  It’s because the economy grew because of the tax cuts. 

    Even the Democrats, given the opportunity to let the Bush tax cuts expire in the lame duck session after 2010 elections, admitted that allowing rates to increase would seriously drag down the economy.  

  • Borghesius

    Sorry Dustoff.  Actually, Joe himself proves on this website daily how foolish and stupid he really is.  We just have to prompt a little, and then stand back and watch.  

    I can’t prove that Joe never made it in life, but his class warfare stuff does appear pure envy.  

  • jagscl

    Tax increases don’t increase revenue, just the opposte.  Tax decrease do.  Check out your beloved JFK.

  • jagscl

    This is like putting a toe in the water off a beach where a shark just passed by, but here goes.  I think it is not a bad idea.  Why not set up a site for Ann Romney and see if people like Bachman and Palin would participate?  I don’t see a real downside. 

  • koteda

    sorta like Kerry, Pilousy,Edwards, The Kennedy’s, Rockefeller etc etc.

  • phillipjackson

    Let me know when they have a telethon to raise money for your mental illness.  I want to be sure and contribute

  • Dustoff

     Don’t forget Clinton. he’s all about women issues.

  • Wil

    I understand Mitt’s first act as President will be an Executive Order allowing polygamy again in the U.S.

  • Wil


    With tax break after tax break showered on the wealthy these past 30 years
    (so the top 1% now receive 20% of all national income – they took home 10% of
    national income in 1980), did you conservative clowns ever scream class

  • Concerned4America

     Obama is the bastard child of a polygamist and he has not tried to legalize polygamy so why would Romney who has no recent history of polygamy in his family?

  • Concerned4America

    Does Al own a piece of one of the social network companies? He seems to be more in love with getting the candidates on FaceBook than I am with the Simple Consumption Tax.

  • AgTrotter

    Wow, you are really on fire today, Phildo. You’re not stealing “jokes” from the grade school playground again are you?

  • Sweetrae aka: LeAnn

    I understand trolls like you are worried that you actually might have to get off your butt and actually work for a living. Well Scooter, WalMart needs idiots like you to go corral shopping carts. Your posts here, show you being the metal midget that you are and have only limited skills

  • Leggyj

    Religious bigot alert!

  • Leggyj

    It sounds like a winner to me!  I would love to see the ladies get together!

  • AgTrotter

    Wildo, please show me the section of the Constitution that states that my hard-earned income should be going to support entitlement whores like you.

    That’s okay, take your time.

  • Dustoff

     HAHAHA…. ahh dummy. Pay much attention to O-dumber’s (father)

  • Dustoff

     They also pay 40% of the taxes. 
    When are you going to pay-up!  crook.

  • AZ_Author

    Mitt is as bad as Obama – a liar with money.  We’re screwed because most people won’t see the difference and vote for Obama.  Say “good night, GOP” because this is what we’ve become.

  • AZ_Author

    She should support Mitt and help wherever she can, so if this is what she wants, she should have at it.

    I personally do not care for her or Mitt, but it’s a free country – at least today it is. 

  • Wil

    Now that Republicans have flip-flopped on their decades-long denigration of
    mothers and decided that staying at home to raise children is work—or at
    least, it’s work when Ann Romney does it—some House Democrats are telling them
    to put their money where their mouth is by introducing the Woman’s Option to
    Raise Kids (WORK) Act.

    The WORK Act allows
    raising children under the age of four to count toward the required “work
    activity” defined under the 1996 Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Program.
    If Republicans really valued the work mothers do, they’d support legally
    defining raising young children as work so that more low-income moms can make
    the same choice Ann Romney made.

    However, with Democrats calling their
    bluff, many Republicans are folding. When asked about the WORK Act, Rep. Jon
    Mica (R-FL) said
    being a mother “isn’t work in the normal sense.” Teabagger Rep. Steve King of
    Iowa compared
    the hard work of motherhood to washing his car.

  • Wil

    If there’s one thing that economists agree on, it’s that these claims are
    false. We’re not talking just ivory-tower lefties. Virtually every economics
    Ph.D. who has worked in a prominent role in the Bush Administration acknowledges
    that the tax cuts enacted during the past six years have not paid for
    themselves–and were never intended to. Harvard professor Greg Mankiw, chairman
    of Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers from 2003 to 2005, even devotes a section
    of his best-selling economics textbook to debunking the claim that tax cuts
    increase revenues.

  • 1LonesomeDove1

    Then who do you blame for the tax cuts? Congress controls the money, and the dems have been in control of congress since 07.

  • BuckeyePhysicist

    Ann Romney is a class act.  

  • sotto voce

    Republicans’ decade-long denigration of mothers? Citation please? That’s a blatant fabrication if I ever saw one. And you think turning motherhood into another taxpayer funded government program is a solution and wonder why conservatives might have a problem with that?

  • sotto voce

    You mean it didn’t occur to you that the economy grew BECAUSE of the tax cuts? Higher taxes decrease economic activity. A growing economy equals higher tax receipts. No mystery there!