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After Sidwell Friends canceled school yesterday, President Barack Obama had some harsh words for D.C.

“Can I make a comment that is unrelated to the economy very quickly?” Obama asked at a morning economic briefing. “It has to do with Washington. My children’s school was canceled today. Because of what—some ice? As my children pointed out, in Chicago, school is never canceled.”

Obama went on to suggest that D.C. would do well to emulate “flinty Chicago toughness.”

“I’m saying when it comes to the weather, folks in Washington don’t seem to be able to handle things,” he concluded.

That’s right: Our new president considers capital-dwellers a bunch of pansy-asses who can’t deal with a little dusting of snow.

Sad part is, he’s probably right.

Video after the jump, courtesy of NBC Washington.