There are some tough cookies in the Southern states. There is a woman in Al-anon called Blanche from Texas whose talks are available on line and I could listen to her all day. I credit her and Mary Pearl from Arkansas for guiding me through the bullshit.
I looked up the bill in question because at first I was a bit puzzled why a picture of a baby and a boob was causing so much fuss. It turns out that the flier was a bit of propaganda against regulation of the insurance industry claiming that it would lead to expansion of the nanny state. Baby being breastfed means expansion of the nanny state ..... I didn't get it either.
She is awesome. And that speech is fantastic. But she's been in office for decades, and while I'm sure she has got better with age she's never been a walk over, so the optimism, sadly, is probably misplaced