What do moms really want for Mother’s Day? A garden pot? Personalized M&M’s? A free meal at Hooters? How about paid maternity leave that would allow mothers (and fathers) to take the time they need before rushing back to work out of fear of losing their jobs?
In this special Mother’s Day segment, John Oliver points out the hypocrisy of spending one day lauding moms and thanking them for “all they do” but spending the other 364 failing to support legislation that would make their lives better — and, you know, avoiding the phone when they call.