Ann Romney

Hey Ladies, Are Those Political Speeches or the Vagina Monologues?

Kathleen Smith | Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Politics
Kathleen Smith

During PQ leader Pauline Marois' acceptance speech on Tuesday evening, shots rang out. Marois, undaunted, returned to the stage and made this statement: "This is an example of a woman head of state. Voila." Throughout her campaign, Marois brought up her sex several times, as did Ann Romney and Tammy Duckworth in their respective convention speeches. For women who are politically-minded, it's been one hell of a week.

Don't Expect Romney-Style Love-In at Democratic Convention

Peter Worthington | Posted 11.03.2012 | Canada Politics
Peter Worthington

The Democratic party's convention, which starts today in Charlotte, North Carolina, faces a small (or large) obstacle in that the recent Republican convention that wound up last Thursday, looms large. While Romney emerged from his convention as a hard-working, dedicated and decent man who has never failed at anything he's undertaken, Obama will have difficulty persuading even supporters that he works hard (few cabinet meetings in 2012, a record number of fundraisers, and plenty of golf).

Watching the Watchdog: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly RNC Speeches

Tim Knight | Posted 10.31.2012 | Canada Politics
Tim Knight

I really don't care if Clint Eastwood was stoned, drunk or at 82, just plain senile. He was the only speaker over the three nights of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, who I couldn't stop watching. Here's my professional report card on how the different speakers used the 'prompter.

Republicans Break Out Wives In Attempt To Woo Women

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.29.2012 | Canada Politics

TAMPA, Fla. - Paul Ryan electrified the Republican National Convention on Wednesday with a passionate, occasionally snide and often funny speech that ...

The Opening Acts Prove Romney's Show Worth Watching

Peter Worthington | Posted 10.29.2012 | Canada Politics
Peter Worthington

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was the star attraction at the delayed opening of the Republican convention in Tampa -- but he was almost upstaged by the nominee's wife: Ann Romney. In short, judging from speeches at its delayed start (Hurricane Isaac), Romney's appeal should leap forward.