One of the many differences between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama: even Mother’s Day is a cynical opportunity for the Obama campaign to beat American moms over the head with reminders of how For the Women™ the president is. (Yeah, American moms are just thrilled with skyrocketing health care costs and all of Obama’s other “feminist” accomplishments.”)
Following a mommy diversity montage, the president pays tribute to his mom, his grandmother, and the first lady. And then there’s this:
Families count on women having equal opportunity. That’s the reason why something like the Affordable Care Act was so important. Because a lot of times women are paying more for their health care. That’s why I signed the Lilly Ledbetter Act to make sure that people got an equal day’s pay for an equal day’s work. Because when we do that, that’s not just good for women, that’s good for our country and that’s good for families everywhere.
Compare that to Mitt Romney’s pander-free Mother’s Day video in which Tagg, Matt, Josh, Ben, and Craig Romney share their favorite memories of their mom Ann: