The last time Mitt Romney’s campaign ran into real trouble on contraception, it dispatched South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) to argue, “Women don’t care about contraception…. The media wants to talk about contraception.”
Republican policymakers were, at the time, pushing legislation – at the state and federal level – to restrict access to birth control, but for Romney surrogates, the sensible response was to say contraception doesn’t matter.
Today, it happened again.