White House spokesman Jay Carney played down Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen's White House visits by saying, "I know three women, personally, named Hilary Rosen."
It has been reported that Rosen, who criticized Ann Romney for being a stay at home mother, has visited the White House 35 times. Carney's comments were meant to suggest that, of those 35 visits, some might have been made by other people named Hilary Rosen, and not necessarily by the Democratic strategist alone.
“Guess what, his wife has actually never worked a day in her life,” Rosen said last night on CNN, referring to Mitt Romney's wife Ann.
Since making those comments, Rosen has been roundly criticized for suggesting that raising five children, as Ann Romney did, is not actually working.