Obama vs. fly, take two

While attempting to announce his nomination of Mary Jo White as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, President Obama was repeatedly pestered by a pesky fly.

"This guy is bothering me here," he said after the fly landed on his face:

Obama managed to wave the fly away. But he failed to display the impressive fly-killing ability he showed in a 2009 interview.

Rachel Weiner covers local politics for The Washington Post.
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Rachel Weiner · January 24, 2013