Yesterday at the Republican National convention, Ann Romney, wife of the now official presidential nominee for the Republican party Mitt Romney, gave a heartfelt speech in her first appearance on the national stage.
Ann started off by informing everyone that hurricane Isaac had made landfall, and that they should “hope and pray that all remain safe, and that no life is lost and no property is lost.” Going on to remind us all the we should be thankful for our country and for our first responders who keep us safe.
Her speech as she put it, was not about politics, not about party. But it was about our hearts, about what holds us together, that one great thing that brings us our greatest joy when times are good and the deepest solace in our dark hours. About love, that great feeling that unites us as an American family. She talked about the families across America that are struggling, about the fathers and mothers who are trying harder to get something nice for the kids.
It’s the moms, Ann said, who work a little harder than the men. The moms who have always worked a little harder to make everything right. How moms married, widowed and single are the drivers and the real people who help lead this nation. How they work hard at work just to earn respect and then come home and help with a book report, just because it has to be done. ”Tonight,” she said, “we salute you and sing your praises.” which was received with thunderous applause.
From there she segued to her husband Mitt and her personal story. Mrs. Romney talked about her grandfathers journey from Wales to America, and how her father never went to school and started his own business and became mayor of their town. She talked about her and Mitt having to rough it from the beginning of their marriage as Mitt was still going to school.
Ann gave a very inspiring speech and she did a great job in her first national speech. And she did wonderfully at reaching to Americans, mainly the women of this great nation. It was a great decision on her part and on the part of her husband and the RNC to let her give a speech.
Watch Ann Romney’s full speech below -