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"If they want to go after someone, they should go after me," the president retorted angrily to an inquiry from Fox News reporter Ed Henry.
This was not the "cool" president some of his press admirers often praise. This was the president who can tell Israel "I've got your back" and leave everyone wondering if he really does.
The president missed the point with the tough guy talk. Benghazi wasn't a Chicago street fight, and the president's unsophisticated emotional response came out of left field. Nor was it "bringing a gun to a knife fight" as the president is wont to say.
It was more like attempting heart surgery with a spatula.