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The political “mommy wars” and the realities of motherhood

On Mother’s Day, Up w/ Chris Hayes panelists Eve Ensler, author of “The Vagina Monologues”; Michelle Goldberg, senior contributor to Newsweek/The Daily Beast; Jamila Bey, contributor to the Washington Post’s “She the People” blog; and Katie Roiphe, author of “The Morning After: Fear, Sex and Feminism,” discuss the Romney campaign’s latest attempt to revive the issue of Ann Romney’s role as a stay-at-home, and examine how these kinds of manufactured political battles ignore the actual realities of motherhood.


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