Obama compares his campaign volunteers to embassy staff killed in Libya | WashingtonExaminer.com And obviously [our] hearts are broken for the families but I wanted to encourage those folks at the State Dept. that they were making a difference, Obama told volunteer leaders in Las Vegas, according to the pool report. The sacrifices that our troops and our diplomats make are obviously very different from the challenges that we face here domestically but like them, you guys are Americans who sense that we can do better than were doing .Im just really proud of you. It's all about his election. Nothing else matters.