Now that's what I'm talking about. D.C. needs to toughen up when it comes to the weather.
"As my children pointed out, in Chicago, school is never cancelled,'' Obama said to laughter among reporters and business leaders around him.
"In fact, my seven-year-old pointed out that you'd go outside for recess in weather like this..... You wouldn't even stay indoors. So it's -- I don't know. We're going to have to try to apply some flinty Chicago toughness to this town.''