Over at National Review Online today, IWF’s Carrie Lukas rallies against the politicization of Mother’s Day. Teresa Heinz Kerry is using Mother’s Day to push for unsound changes to Social Security benefits, Code Pink is hosting an anti-war rally, and the National Organization for Women is using the holiday to push for more government regulation of the workplace and mandated benefits. Carrie is no fan of this approach:
“Perhaps it’s inevitable that groups will use any media hook to push their cause. There seems something vaguely sexist, however, in this use of Mother’s Day, which consistently puts women in the position of clamoring for more benefits from Uncle Sam. Father’s Day doesn’t occasion such an unseemly push for favors for men.”
Check out her article here.