In a special edition of “Special Report,” Charles Krauthammer tonight remarked on President Barack Obama’s address on his ISIS strategy.

“This was a political speech in the guise of a military plan […] This is a president trying to save a collapsed presidency.”


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He quipped that ISIS terrorists in Syria are likely not quaking in their boots after that address, adding that tonight’s speech gave off the same feeling as in 2009 when Obama announced a surge and then immediately set a withdrawal date – “that sense of an uncertain trumpet.”

Watch more from the panel above.