Watch Obama's Fly-Swatting Prowess Back in Action

Esther Zuckerman
The Atlantic Wire

As President Obama nominated Mary Jo White to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission and re-nominated Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau this afternoon in the State Dining Room at the White House, he had something bugging him — literally:

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Doug Mills of the New York Times got a great shot of Obama's attack: President Obama takes a swing at a fly that buzzed him in the State Dining Room,via

— Doug Mills (@dougmillsnyt) January 24, 2013

Of course, flies should really not tempt Obama: he's been at this since 2009.... 

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