A New York congressional race has turned nasty after the Democratic candidate attacked his female Republican opponent for not having done manual labor.
Aaron Woolf, a multi-millionaire documentary filmmaker and a health food store owner, according to the Weekly Standard, instigated his own “War on Women” with his insulting remarks aimed at Elise Stefanik.
“You’ve lived a very white collar life,” Woolf said to Stefanik. “I don’t know if you have ever worked manually for a living like I have and I’m certain that [Green Party candidate Matt Funiciello] probably has-I don’t know if you can say something to a 49-year-old who’s working with their body-with their hands- it’s very different thing from sitting behind a desk and operating a computer.”
Stefanik, who runs sales, marketing, and management for her family-owned plywood company, didn’t miss a beat with her retort.
“You’re the only multi-millionaire running for this race,” Stefanik said. “I’m proud of my experience working for my family’s small business. We sell plywood. Our trucks are loaded five days out of the week.”
Watch the exchange from New York’s 21st district debate here via Washington Free Beacon:
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