Kentucky Gov: Closing Schools During Polar Vortex is 'Soft'

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin criticized what he called a national trend of school districts canceling classes due to extreme cold temperatures

In an interview with WHAS radio host Terri Meiners, Bevin said canceling schools for cold weather is an indication that "we're getting soft". "We're getting soft", he said repeatedly.

Roker wrapped up his thoughts by concluding, "I'm glad you're not a teacher!" Stop it! Adults, if they want to be out there, that's great. Or about the fate of thousands of homeless Americans whose lives will be at acute risk in the biting cold.

Roker had just reported that areas like Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Thursday will have wind chills of 22 degrees below zero, New York City 13 below zero, Chicago 44 below zero, and Louisville, Kentucky minus 6.

"Now we cancel school for cold", he said.

Lawyers representing Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Republican, said a former county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples once they were legally allowed to marry should be responsible for hefty legal bills incurred by the people who sued the county.

"There's no ice going with it, or any snow".

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The Kentucky Education Association responded by tweeting, "We will always support decisions made for the health & safety of Kentucky's children".

"I wish there were better words to describe the things our governor says than "dumb and mean".

Bevin hit back: 'Come on, now.

The governor's comments drew criticism from both educators and political rivals. The governor went to a private school in ME with a tuition of $37,800 for day students.

After college, Bevin served in the U.S. Army and then went into investment banking.

Doug Stafford, the chief strategist for U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., told Bevin to "hush". "Kids have to sit on bus stops and or walk a mile or more in that".

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