Meghan McCain and the politics of personal experience

The conservative host's recent endorsement of paid family leave demonstrates the Republican party's view that issues aren't valid until they've felt them first-hand.

In 2014, the Institute of Women's Policy Research published a study that found paid family leave offers economic security and gives employees the peace of mind that they're safe from losing their job. The study cited research that shows paid family leave has a positive effect on infant and maternal health, reducing rates of infant mortality and stress a…

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