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Now a Democrat strategist Hilary Rosen -- caused major controversy when she said and Romney quote hasn't looked a day in how life.
On Varney and company we know that raising a family is a full time job but what's the real Dalai value of that.
And christendom is the -- all -- if you raised kids you can manage anything.
She joins us from DC and welcome to the program and my first obvious question is can you give me a -- -- value.
On this is Romney's book raising five sums -- -- don't give me a doll unknown -- -- -- It's really hard to get to do it that way but if you wanted -- real dollar number and you replaced everything and -- -- with a working.
Wage the people she's the -- work she's doing you at least have.
75000 dollars a year OK so now this is now low wage labor -- highly skilled it it the commented Hilary Rosen.
-- is that fairly typical of us -- almost a disdain.
For those women who do indeed stay at home well do the job of mother.
I think you know you can you women are damned if they do -- damned if they don't you still have.
This kind of condescension -- really.
Some professional -- many still have.
The kind of kind decision of mothers at home for women who work in say oh they're neglecting their -- So I was hoping we were getting out of this but apparently this.
Kind of division never -- is the hardest job in the world.
I think it's -- most demanding and I think it's the most important as a way I would put it.
Because there's no there's nothing more important any country than the value of its people that.
The educational level and hard working qualities of people and that starts in before -- really he is it true to say that there's a swing back.
Two women who have children staying at home and looking after them is -- swing back to that a little.
And not really especially in the times -- economic hardship more women are trying to work and earn money they need to work.
And earn money for their households.
So that more women with kids are working -- an ever before.
If you had to give advice to Mitt Romney.
How to capitalize on what I think is a mistake on the part of the Democrats and the Obama administration in attacking and -- If you would give advice to Mitt Romney had -- capitalize on this.
Would you tell -- well.
I wouldn't really give him advice on capital and are giving advice on how are you really support.
Mothers and fathers raising kids and I would put some money where my analysis.
I would really good look at some new policies that did something for families raising kids -- they really do need some support doesn't go.
I added that actually gonna say I mean and Romney's response that doesn't mean -- And you're asking how Mitt Romney should capitalize on it but that I think and Romney needs to have a strong voice in this -- do you think she's acting.
Are responding well -- do you think that she should do more.
I think her response was perfect I mean I I -- -- -- five cents and believe me it was hard work I think that's of most appropriate comment.
But -- I can't have a little problem with getting dragging wives into this whole thing they're not running for public office.
It's the two men and it's the two parties that we really need to look at but it was the wife who was exulted indebted edited it out -- yeah I and she responded I think that was incredibly well look at the last real fast question of -- a thirty seconds do you really -- Tax that is paying.
Like wages to stay at home moms -- Now that's not nobody's suggesting that -- -- -- obviously some kind of you know -- well in Europe Peter child allowances but -- -- we wouldn't do that in America I think there other ways.
They're giving people paid family leave paid leave to get -- when -- kids are sick.
Support for women and retirement -- embrace children whose private pensions are lower than everyone else's health care for kids that does more for families than almost anything.
Lots of different ways and Clinton -- we appreciate you being with his in this crucial week for stay at home moms you wrote the book on it and we appreciate you being thanks so much and thanks.