Obfuscate is defined in as:
“To make so confused or opaque as to be difficult to perceive or understand”
Synonyms: muddle, perplex, cloud
President Obama often starts his remarks with the statement “I want to be very clear” then obfuscates the topic. (this is a semi-quote from Rush Limbaugh. Since I was driving I have to rely on my memory as to the exact phrasing.)
Can you give me an example?