"The senator was dining with friends at Sette Mezzo when he confronted Joseph A. Califano Jr. — the former U.S. secretary of health, education and welfare under President Jimmy Carter — and his wife, Hilary, who were trying to enjoy a quiet dinner." . . .
. . . Yeah, I remember the last time I saw a Republican voter started yelling at somebody that voted for Obama. You remember that, don’t you? Yeah, it was some Republican who… Actually, it didn’t happen. That’s why I don’t remember it. There is no such story. Because Republicans do not act like insane people — in public. In public. (chuckles) They’re not right, folks. They are not right, these Democrats. They have a sickness. There is something that has overcome them.Wait a minute; what's this version? . . . "Another witness tells a different version of the story, where the Califanos actually approach Schumer’s table." . . .