Memo Says Romney Plans Would Hurt Middle- And Low-Income Women
The Obama campaign renewed its focus on women voters Thursday with a stepped up attack on Mitt Romney.
A data-filled memo alleges the budget cuts, tax reform and social policy Mitt Romney supports will disproportionately hurt middle- and low-income women.
Along with the memo, the campaign links to a web tool called “The Life of Julia,” which follows the character from the age 3 to 67, suggesting how one such woman would be impacted by the policies of the two Presidential candidates.
For example, under President Obama, Julia at age 23 can fight for a right to equal pay, because he signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, according to the web tool. But Julia doesn’t know her fate under a President Romney because he hasn’t said whether he would have signed the Lily Ledbetter Act.