1. INTERVIEW

    Obama: Libya Deaths ‘Not Optimal’

    Olivier Douliery / Comedy Central

    That may not be the optimal choice of words either. In an interview with The Daily Show taped Thursday, President Obama said the attacks in Benghazi were “not optimal.” Responding to Stewart’s suggestion that the administration did not have “the optimal response” to the attacks, Obama responded “If four Americans get killed it is not optimal … and we are going to fix it, all of it.” Stewart also asked Obama whether he still believes “we don’t have to trade our values for our security,” with Obama responding “We don’t, there’s some things that we haven’t gotten done, I still want to close Guantanamo, we haven’t been able to get that done.”

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