Over the weekend, comedian Adam Carolla and a union representing 35,000 Los Angeles-area school teachers traded barbs after Carolla suggested the teachers are either “cowards” or simply unwilling to work.
Carolla wrote, “the LA teachers either don’t want to go back to work or are cowards. Those are the only two options left.”
LA teachers either don’t want to go back to work or are cowards. Those are the only two options left
— Adam Carolla (@adamcarolla) February 20, 2021
The United Teachers of Los Angeles accused Carolla of preaching to them from a wealthy area, tweeting, “Teachers ARE working, @adamcarolla, but congrats on being spared on the devastation our communities face. The communities we serve have COVID-19 levels 15 times greater than those in your wealthy La Cañada neighborhood.”
The union added, “Who is the coward, the teachers who dare confront government officials and powerful business to fight for the health of their students and families,