Well it worked. Benghazi, Fast and Furious, IRS abuse of power. All forgotten.
Benghazi was after our military attacks achieved the objective of getting rid of Ghaddafi. If the objective here is to discourage use of poison gas, then disrupting transport and delivery of military goods makes sense. Question—How big a hole does 1 Tomahawk missile make in a concrete airfield? On the other hand the Soviet and Chinese presence requires serious rethinking.