Mitt Romney’s wife has disclosed a tantalizing detail about her husband’s intensely secret vice presidential search: He’s considering choosing a woman.

“We’ve been looking at that, and I love that option as well,” Ann Romney told CBS News in an interview broadcast Thursday. She added: “There’s a lot of people that Mitt is considering right now.”

She also argued that Obama and his Democrats will “do everything they can to destroy Mitt.”

“Early on we heard what their strategy was. It was kill Romney,” she said, adding a message to Obama: “Not when I’m next to him you better not.”

Romney, for his part, didn’t weigh in on that characterization of Obama’s strategy during the joint interview. He also declined to describe the status of the vice presidential search, saying: “That’s something I’m keeping close with my team.”

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