Despite Nancy Pelosi and Ezra Klein’s best efforts, it’s getting more and more difficult for Team Obama to make the case that the White House has any clout left in the Syria situation:


Confidence in Obama’s ability to lead continues to plummet (amazingly, it still hasn’t hit rock-bottom):

President Obama’s utter incompetence isn’t just making him look bad; it’s also screwing over his speechwriters. With Obama scheduled to address the nation on the Syria situation tonight:

His speechwriters have got their work cut out for them:



Or maybe they can save themselves from any more headaches and just write something super-simple: