This sort of thing makes me believe Obama is a good politician.
Create an imaginary problem, avoid tough questions, and fix imaginary problems; continue avoiding tough questions.
I'm going to start calling him Ferdinand.
But, of course, there was a problem. Ferdinand fixed it. Hoorah. Let's not, well, actually answer any questions.
Fiddling While Rome Burns
Carthago Delenda Est
"I used to roll the dice; see the fear in my enemies' eyes... listen as the crowd would sing, 'now the old king is dead, Long Live the King.'.."