"Am I the only one who finds the melodrama over Ann Romney’s social status to be preposterous? Let’s put aside the gender politics—even President Obama has chided his fellow Democrat, consultant Hilary Rosen, for remarking that this stay-at-home mom never worked a day, offensive to both feminists and traditionalists. Rather, let us concentrate on the class warfare implications of this latest political fumble. Is Mitt Romney simply out of touch with everyday citizens, isolated by his wealth from many middle-class American worries, as his naysayers would have us believe? These accusations came largely from Romney’s conservative detractors early in the campaign’s primary season. Now that many have turned their attention to the general election, as Romney’s opposition has dwindled to a couple of long-shots, liberals are joining in the jeering of Romney’s financial success."