The Republican non-romance with Mitt Romney reminds me of Henry VIII's uncharacteristically reluctant marriage to Anne of Cleves — the king's fourth wife. She was a minor German princess who, to the king's advisers, looked like the ideal political match. A dubious Henry resisted — and insisted that the great portrait artist Hans Holbein be sent to paint her picture. The work flattered Anne by framing (and overwhelming) her with a bejeweled gold headdress and gown.
Mitt Romney’s wife, Ann Romney, gave a much-anticipated address to the Republican National Convention on Monday night. There, she spoke of her marriage to Mitt Romney, their family and battles with her multiple sclerosis and breast ... Read Post
Responding to Ann Romney's Tuesday night RNC speech, Fox News analyst Juan Williams said that the wife of presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney looked “like a corporate wife... whose husband takes care of her." Read Post