Obama Smacks Down Pesky Fly

The president proved yesterday he will not tolerate distractions from his hefty political agenda -- at least not those coming from pesky insects.

President Obama addressed issues ranging from health care to financial industry reform in a lengthy interview on CNBC on Tuesday, but he was interrupted by a fly persistently buzzing around his head.

"Hey! Get out of here," Mr. Obama said.

After a few irritated swats, the president zeroed in on the pest and patiently waited for it to land on his hand. He gave it a quick smack and watched it fall to the floor.

"That was pretty impressive, wasn't it?" Mr. Obama said. "I got the sucker."

Watch the moment below.











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