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Pundits On Obama Syria Speech: Meh

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WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 10: U.S. President Barack Obama walks to the podium before addressing the nation in a live televised speech from the East Room of the White House on September 10, 2013 in Washington, DC. President Obama blended the threat of military action with the hope of a diplomatic solution as he works to strip Syria of its chemical weapons. (Photo by Evan Vucci-Pool/Getty Images) | Getty

President Obama's Tuesday night speech on Syria didn't find many friends in the land of the pundits. Liberal or conservative, insider or outsider, few analysts appeared to have much love for Obama's address. Below, just a few of the reactions:

One rousing voice in support of Obama: Andrew Sullivan, who called the speech "one of the clearest, simplest and most moving presidential speeches to the nation I can imagine."

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