Quote of the day: Deliciously clean

Sen. Chuck Schumer can't help himself

By Jillian Rayfield

Published September 10, 2012 8:12PM (EDT)

Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., wants the Consumer Product Safety Commission to crack down on laundry detergent "pods" that look so much like candy, he can barely stop himself from eating one:

“These pods were supposed to make household chores easier, not tempt our children to swallow harmful chemicals," Schumer said. "I saw one on my staffer's desk and I wanted to eat it.”

Jillian Rayfield

Jillian Rayfield is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on politics. Follow her on Twitter at @jillrayfield or email her at jrayfield@salon.com.

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