Ignatius is right to see this as playing defense.
When you haven't a clue what to do, the best thing is probably to do nothing. It's not really all that much totally different from doing something. confident, I hope so soon because he oversaw and is in charge of his administration. They covered up Benghazi the death of 4 Americans just so he can be up to date with Americans so he can be reelected by lying to America.