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Not a pinprick': Obama backtracks Kerry's 'unbelievably small' threat for Syria

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US President Barack Obama gestures during his news conference at the G-20 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Sept. 6, 2013. Credit: AP

Change: Replacing ridiculous rhetoric with slightly less ridiculous rhetoric...

“The U.S. does not do pinpricks. Our military is the greatest the world has ever known. And when we take even limited strikes, it has an impact on a country like Syria.”

Bonus ridiculousness:

On whether he would act without Congress (NBC):

“I think it’s fair to say that I haven’t decided.”

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