“When people say that we’ve led a charmed life and we don’t relate to people that are having trouble, I want to remind you that I’ve been in a very dark place, and I know what it is like to have no hope,” Mrs. Romney said at a rally for women supporting her husband, the Republican presidential candidate, at the University of Findlay in Ohio. “So believe me when I tell you these words: We are there for you because we know what it feels like.”
They're just like you. Only with nine figures in the bank account and seven houses. Just. Like. YOU PEOPLE.
She described her struggle with the disease, which coincided with her family’s move to Utah so her husband could oversee preparations for the 2002 Winter Olympics there. She said she lost the use of her right side and had problems getting out of bed, but said that despite initial second thoughts the move turned out well.
“Sometimes when you take a risk like that and you just go and do what you know is the right thing to do, sometimes God looks over you,” she said.
And sometimes having enough money to get the best treatment possible for your disease so that you're fine, and then having your husband run on a platform to take treatment options away from tens of millions of Americans?
Well, if I believed in God (but karma is a real bitch) I might be, you know, worried if I was her.