Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Where is the GOP war on women now?
Republicans brought their female superstars in force on the first night of their national convention, featuring conservative women from rising GOP celebrity Mia Love, a congressional candidate from Utah, to South Carolina governor Nikki Haley, a tea party stalwart.
In all, ten of the roughly 20 speakers featured Tuesday night were women, including keynote speaker and aspiring first lady Ann Romney. The message of the night–apart from the “we built it” theme–was clear: Republicans embrace strong women and need them in the party.