FAMILIES

‘Macho’ Means Being Pro-family

Congressman uses spotlight to focus on working families

Vanessa Gallman
2 min readJan 28, 2023

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Rep. Jimmy Gomez’s Twitter photo of him and son as they left the House floor after a day of votes

California congressman Jimmy Gomez attracted a lot of attention with his four month-old son, Hodge, strapped to his chest during days of votes to choose a House speaker.

But he was perplexed that some people responded as if he belonged on a pedestal…

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Vanessa Gallman

Experienced journalist, educator and retired opinion-page editor with occasional musings