LARGO, Fla. - It was a Tampa Bay area campaign stop for Ann Romney. Several hundred people filled the Largo Community Center, while another hundred stood outside in a the lobby area as she spoke about her husband.
Ann would extol her husband's strong family values, teaching their sons to be caring giving individuals, while tying those values to the need for a strong economy.
That has been the key message for Republicans, and Ann Romney would stay on point, emphasizing that this election is about the economy. "We believe in America," she would tell the crowd, "We know this man will not fail. He is going to be there for you. He is going to be there for millions of Americans and he is going to be the one that is going to turn the key to the economic engine and get this country going again."
But it was stories of Mitt's character and his devotion to his wife that caught the attention of most, like Jennifer Caster, who said, "Just her struggles she had been through personally, and how her husband stood by her side."
The idea behind this stop in Largo was clearly to fire up the base, and to motivated them to go out spread the Romney message, kind of like that old TV commercial - "And she told two friends. And she told two friends. And so on. And so on."
For Ann Romney, her next campaign stop is in Fort Myers.
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