The Selling of Kirsten Gillibrand

Meet Senator Working Mom.
“What I have been trying to do is really be a voice for New York families,” said Kirsten Gillibrand in an interview on May 26. She also said, “It’s very much a kids-first agenda. That is at the heart of all people’s concerns.
“When you are talking about tax policy, you are talking about parents having more money at home to provide for their kids,” said Ms. Gillibrand, who has two young children, whom she often discusses. “When you are talking about national security policy, you are talking about how do we keep America safe from terrorism, how do we keep a dirty bomb from going off in a shopping mall, because I want to protect my kids.