Ann Romney blames media for Mitt Romney loss (+video)
Ann Romney blames the media coverage for her husband's loss in the 2012 election. Ann Romney says "he wasn't given a fair shake" in the media.
Mitt Romney says his heart said he was going to win the presidency, but when early results came in on election night, he knew it was not to be. Ann Romney put a different spin on it:“I’m happy to blame the media.”
Obama ended up taking Florida and won the election by a wide margin in the electoral vote. Romney says there was "a slow recognition" at that time that President Barack Obama would win — and the race soon was over when Obama carried Ohio.
Romney says the loss hit hard and was emotional. Ann Romney says she cried. “The thing that was frustrating to me is that people didn’t really get to know Mitt for who he was,” she said. “People weren’t allowed to see him for who he really was.”
"It was not just the campaign’s fault, I believe it was the media’s fault as well,” she told Chris Wallace. “He was not being given a fair shake.”