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Is Being a Stay-at-Home Mom a "Luxury" Item, as Democrats Suggest?
President Obama and Rosen wrong about families with a stay-at-home parent
Speaking at a White House Forum on Women and the Economy on April 6, President Obama said that earlier in his career Michelle Obama continued to work because "we didn't have the luxury for her not to work." That was FIVE DAYS BEFORE Hilary Rosen accused stay-at-home mom Ann Romney of "never working a day in her life" and tweeting that, "most young American women HAVE to BOTH earn a living AND raise children."
Despite what the President and Hilary Rosen may think, being a stay-at-home parent is hardly a “luxury” good. These Democrats clearly don't know the facts about middle-class families today.