Mitt Romney’s wife Ann Romney and their son Craig have been making campaign stops in hopes of increasing the former Governor’s chances with Latino voters. Mrs. Romney has been out schooling Latinos but her son seems to have a greater appreciation for
At a Latino Coalition luncheon Wednesday Ann Romney told the overwhelmingly Latino audience to get past the “biases … from the Democratic machine that have made us look like we don’t care about this community.”
But she seemed to speak to the crowd in a pretty severe tone.
“You’d better really look at your future and figure out who’s going to be the guy that’s going to make it better for you and your children, and there is only one answer,” Mrs. Romney told the audience.
“It really is a message that would resonate well if they could just get past some of their biases that have been there from the Democratic machines that have made us look like we don’t care about this community,” Romney told ABC News after her speech. “And that is not true. We very much care about you and your families and the opportunities that are there for you and your families.”
ABC News’ Shushannah Walshe called Mrs. Romney’s words a “harsher pitch than we usually hear from the woman who wants to be the next first lady.”