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A No Vote on Syria May Cripple Obama’s Domestic Agenda Too


President Obama, speaking at the G-20 meeting in St. Petersburg on Friday, reminded me of an investment banker trying to sell a deal he doesn’t believe in. And the customer knows it.

Halting. Hesitant. Uncertain. Uncomfortable. That’s what Obama’s statement and body language had to say.

On the verge of a potentially huge defeat on the Syrian question in Congress, President Obama is in a box. He’s looking for a way out, but he can’t find one. He’s losing supporters in the legislature at home, and he didn’t gain any at the G-20 summit abroad.

Read my full column here.


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