New York Sen. Chuck Schumer boasted about his middle-class bona fides by recalling that his father, Abe, ran an exterminating company for 32 years.
"That may explain why our family always associated the smell of roach spray with love," Schumer told Democratic convention delegates Wednesday.
In a New York minute, the Brooklyn-born Schumer also dismissed the notion of Mitt Romney winning in November. "Fuhggetaboutit," he said.
— Donna Cassata — Twitter: DonnaCassataAP
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