President Obama's nearly hour-long news conference Thursday was remarkable. A president known for playing it close to the vest was unusually open and candid about his frustrations and regrets regarding the rollout of his signature health-care law.

We broke down our thoughts about Obama's presser and culled the nine best quotes from it. But, a picture says 1,000 words (right?) so here's the tale of the Obama news conference in eight images. That's like 8,000 words of goodness!

1. This stinks.


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2. This stinks, close up.


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3. It's been a long week.


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 4. "It's on me."


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5. You know what I'm saying, right?


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6. It is what it is.


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7. Um.....no idea.


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8. And I'm out.


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