Obama Called To Task For Fly Killing Episode

In case you missed President Obama’s display of his Ninja-like reflexes yesterday, I have embedded the video for you.

The short story is that he was being interviewed and killed a fly that was buzzing around the room. This being America the story doesn’t stop there. People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals has taken exception to his wanton act of violence.

From Politico:

But now People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, calling it an “execution,” wants the commander-in-chief to show a little more compassion to even “the least sympathetic animals.”

Believe it or not, we’ve actually been contacted by multiple media outlets wanting to know PETA’s official response to the executive insect execution,” a blog on the group’s website explained. “In a nutshell, our position is this: He isn’t the Buddha, he’s a human being, and human beings have a long way to go before they think before they act.”


The group has sent Obama a device that traps a fly so it can then be released outside.

“We believe that people, where they can be compassionate, should be, for all animals,” PETA spokesman Bruce Freidrich explained.


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