Keller @ Large: Obama Needs To Be At His Most Persuasive On Syria

September 9, 2013 12:00 PM
Keller @ Large: Obama Needs To Be At His Most Persuasive On Syria
" BOSTON (CBS) – You will be seeing a lot of the president Monday, as he does a round of TV interviews at the start of a full-court press for congressional authorization to attack Syria.

The result of these interviews, and a presidential address to the nation Tuesday night, will be approval of what the administration wants, predicts White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough.

Meanwhile, a USA Today survey finds that “only a small fraction” of Congress are openly supporting military action against Assad.

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That is putting an awfully heavy burden on presidential rhetoric to reverse what seems like an overwhelming political backlash against his plan.

Perhaps there are more open minds than it seems. If you’re one of them, what do you need to hear from the president over the next two days to bring you around?

It’s not as if his core argument hasn’t already been made repeatedly by Sec "

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