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Published:October 16th, 2014 11:05 EST

Chicago Holds Top Spot on Rattiest Cities List

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Pest control leader Orkin released its top 20 rattiest cities. The markets are ranked by the number of rodent treatments the company performed in 2013.



Los Angeles

Washington D.C.

New York

San Francisco"

PR Newswire

It`s no surprise that Chicago, the birthplace of dirty politics and Obama`s hometown, is the rattiest city in the United States.

"Each city on this list is a major urban area that provides ideal conditions for rats and mice to thrive ", said Ron Harrison, an entomologist and Orkin`s technical services director.

Indeed Chicago`s pervasive political corruption is an ideal breeding ground for rats the likes of Obama and Rahm Emanuel.

It`s also no surprise that Washington D.C. is third on the list, but at least in D.C all the rats congregate in a small area: The US Capital Building and the White House.

If only Orkin offered a service to exterminate rats of the human variety.

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