I think something happened when she got called out for taking maternity leave and started talking about how the U.S. should offer paid maternity leave like the entire.rest.of.the.world. The scales fell from her eyes!
And just in case we need a reminder of where the U.S. stands in relation to the rest of the world re: parental leave, there is this handy little chart that shows the duration of paid parental leave (last updated 2004 - but our policy hasn't changed and some countries may have implemented even better policies):
|Courtesy of the Clearinghouse for International Developments in Child, Youth, and Family Policies. Columbia University.|
We're at the very bottom!