Despite the Republicans' continual insistance that climate change isn't a real phenomenon, the tornado season started a full month earlier than most years in the Midwest. To date, there have been 46 confirmed deaths.
Wide swaths of the Midwest have been destroyed, leaving American people to pick up the battered pieces of their lives and rebuild.
But Governor John Kasich has just made it that much harder for Ohioans to do just that:
We don't need federal disaster aid. Look at all that busted up lumber laying around. All you need to do is buy some nails and a hammer and you can build some sort of shelter. Grab them bootstraps and start pulling, Ohio.