Media Matters Smears Ann Romney About Her MS, Says She’s ‘Got It Great’

Derek Hunter Contributor
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Media Matters, the allegedly non-partisan progressive “watchdog” group that has been caught coordinating with the Obama administration and whose founder has pledged his group’s loyalty to Hillary Clinton, sure doesn’t like Ann Romney. And why? Because she’s written too many books.

Oliver Willis, a “research fellow” at the activist group, was disturbed that the former first lady of Massachusetts had written another book. He was so bothered that he felt the need to tell the world of his disgust.

When it was pointed out that perhaps Romney, who suffers from multiple sclerosis, might be using the time she has to work now while she still can, Willis had none of it.

Given the chance to pull back, Willis doubled down.

Willis, who is neither a medical doctor or a biologist, seems indifferent to the hell that is multiple sclerosis. The Mayo Clinic defines it as such:

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease in which your immune system attacks the protective sheath (myelin) that covers your nerves. Myelin damage disrupts communication between your brain and the rest of your body. Ultimately, the nerves themselves may deteriorate, a process that’s currently irreversible.

Defending himself, Willis instead used Romney’s husband Mitt, former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee, to justify his callous indifference toward Mrs. Romney.

The Media Matters fellow, whose job is to consume media he hates and then complain about it on the Internet, kept smearing the Romneys, who gave $4,020,772 to charity in 2011. Media Matters’ total compensation for all employees, directors and trustees in the same year was $4,268,316.

In 2011, the Romneys gave 29.4 percent of their income to charity. Meanwhile, President Barack Obama, who Media Matters serves, gave only 21.8 percent, or $172,130 of their income to charity.

Multimillionaire Hillary Clinton, the chosen candidate of Media Matters, is known for having taken a tax deduction for donating her husband’s underwear to charity.

Asked to back up his charge, he did not respond.