Have an inept institution who has an abominable track record in dealing with issues only brings non-credibility and galvanizes the whole thing is just about the worst way you can send out a message.
My own stance is that the President as Commander in Chief has a tremendous amount of authority to conduct operations against foreign enemies, and that he does indeed have the legal authority to do these things. Whether they have ever been good policy or not is another matter.
“We do not believe any group of men adequate enough or wise enough to operate without scrutiny or without criticism. We know that the only way to avoid error is to detect it, that the only way to detect it is to be free to inquire. We know that in secrecy error undetected will flourish and subvert”. – J Robert Oppenheimer.
Pretty funny. Is there a single, solitary person in the United States that actually gives a sht?
What's next? They gonna toss some stinky cheese?