In an interview last Thursday
with Reno, Nevada, station KTVN, Ann Romney said her chief concern with
her husband winning the presidency would be his "mental well-being,"
adding, "I have all the confidence in the world in his ability, in his
decisiveness and his leadership skills, in his understanding of the
economy, in his understanding of what's missing right now in the economy
- you know, pieces that are missing to get this jumpstarted. So for me I
think it would just be the emotional part of it."
Obviously, in context, she was not suggesting her husband couldn't
handle stress well, just that she knows the presidency is a stressful
job and would be emotionally taxing on the man she loves. But to MSNBC's
Martin Bashir, it was an opportunity to run a segment on his October 1
program where he strongly suggested that Romney may not be mentally fit
for duty as president.
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