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To More and More Women, Romney Is the Safer Choice

James2112 Wrote: Oct 18, 2012 12:16 PM
He's the kind of man most women want in a husband...successful, good-looking, caring and chivalrous (liberals would say old-fashioned).
An interesting story from last winter: An email friend who lives in an affluent suburb far from Washington, a staunch Republican, was watching one of the Republican debates with his wife, a staunch Democrat.

He was surprised by her response to Mitt Romney. "He's a grown-up. He's someone who is reliable," he told me she said. "People will feel safe if he is in charge."

I've been thinking about that email in the wake of the first presidential debate on Oct. 3 and the vice presidential debate last week. (This is written on deadline before the Oct. 16 Long Island, N.Y.,...