With seven kids and a Supreme Court nomination before age 50, she could teach a master class in having it all. But should she?

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Donald Trump announces his Supreme Court nominee in the Rose Garden of the White House. Photo: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images

The October 3 broadcast of Saturday Night Live opened with a debate spoof featuring Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump and Jim Carrey as his Democratic rival, former Vice President Joe Biden. The mostly unfunny sketch took an even unfunnier turn when Maya Rudolph emerged playing Biden’s running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris. The conceit was that the boys were refusing to play nicely, and so it took “Momala” (that’s Harris’ stepkids’ nickname for her) to intervene and bring order to the house.

“Why don’t the two of you finish this debate or whatever the hell this is with some dignity, and when you’re done, I’ve got you boys some PB&J and apple slices waiting for you,” she said. …


Meghan Daum

Monthly columnist for GEN. Author of six books, including The Problem With Everything: My Journey Through The New Culture Wars. www.meghandaum.com

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