She’s old, she’s feisty, and this golden girl just delivered “Saturday Night Live” its best ratings since Tina Fey dressed up as Sarah Palin. White is a one-woman argument against retirement. Watch the full Mother’s Day episode after the jump.
Truthdig honors Mary Tillman this week, on behalf of all the mothers whose children have been lost or are risking their lives at war. Her brave search for the truth about the fate of her son and others sacrificed in the Iraq or Afghanistan war underscores the true significance of Mother’s Day.
The “mommy wars” are a sad distraction from the rampant unabashed discrimination against working mothers. A recent study showed that just dropping the PTA bomb was enough to send employers into a paranoid mom-bashing tizzy.