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Shoo Fly... Smack!

In case you haven't seen this yet, take a second to watch it — President Obama channels Mr. Miyagi, killing a fly that threatened to derail an interview. My grandma has always said that the way to kill a fly is to make sure you think about something else as hard as you can, because otherwise, the fly can hear you coming. I guess a president has plenty of other things on his mind, making him the natural enemy of the pest.