You know. Just like Saddam Hussein did.
Although this may come as a surprise to some. Secretary of Defense (God help us) Chuck Hagel, yesterday.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday cast doubt on an Israeli general’s conclusion that the Syrian government had used chemical weapons against its own citizens.
Chuck Hagel, today.
#BREAKING Hagel just announced US has evidence chemical weapons have been used in Syria.
— Peter Alexander (@PeterAlexander) April 25, 2013
That latter bit seems to be backed up by John McCain: i.e., somebody who actually has some credibility on natsec issues:
BREAKING:SenMcCain says he received letter from PresObama saying Syria HAS used chemical weapons — Shannon Bream (@ShannonBream) April 25, 2013
Although that last bit may be news to White House staff:
US intelligence assessments on Syria chemical weapons are not enough; credible and corroborated facts needed, White House says – @reuters
— Breaking News (@BreakingNews) April 25, 2013
…so. Now what, Mr. President?