If he gets Congressional approval, and if resulting actions in Syria turn into a boondoggle, he will have someone to blame — the Republicans in Congress.
If he acts unilaterally, he only has Team Obama — SoS Kerry and SDEF Hagel — and the Joint Chiefs to blame.
And you know the media will go along with it like *SNAP*
Unlike Bush, who got approval from Congressional democrats, FIRST, and then the UN, which the media never highlighted or talked about at all....
THAT is it.