Citing cultural/demographic/political trends, Green asks Shrum & Matalin if the likely 6th popular vote Dem win in last 7 presidentials will constitute a modest political realignment, less than '32 & the White South in '60s but on par with Reagan '80. Bob: perhaps. Mary: no. Host: it's coming, according his new generation memoir, BrightInfiniteFuture.net.
Aside from the exciting, albeit still long over-due step major tech innovators are taking to foster family leave policy change, what particularly interests me about this story is the sheer timing of it all. Despite it being a well-timed PR move, that isn't to say the change itself isn't a good thing.
At one point or another, we all will have to separate from our baby, no matter what age they are. That being said, some parents are forced to do this in an unfathomable amount of time. When we look at an average leave being 6-12 weeks of unpaid leave in the United States, for many, that would be a gift.