• And how so many others facing far fewer hardships, just up and quit on a spouse…the all too familiar outcome in all too many wealthy, celebrity marriages, gosh, lots of marriages...once ding'ed…soon divorced.

    But not these two. And clearly, not Ann…who recently told me the craziest thing. She was grateful for the pain.

    (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE)

    ANN ROMNEY: The one thing that this disease has been for me is that it has been a wonderful teacher. With that comes an ability for compassion for others that are suffering. And for me, I just want to make my family bigger. Those that are suffering from ms or from cancer or from any disease, I feel like I just want to throw my arms open and say welcome to my family. And welcome to the place where I’ve been.

    (END VIDEOTAPE)

    So this isn’t left or right for me. This is right and wrong.

    I guess I’m showing my bias for a woman who knows a thing or two about difficulty…and whose body reminds her every day of the fragility of life.

    No matter your wealth, no matter your class.

    …which says volumes about her class.

    And volumes more about her critics' lack of it.