President Obama’s statement about the attack at a Navy & Marine Reserve Center in Chattanooga, Tenn., that left four U.S. Marines dead and a police officer wounded avoided some details while also referring to the attack in an odd way:

Michelle Malkin helped the president with his choice of words:

And then some:

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