lame duck

He may be a lame duck, but he will have the immense powers of a president and commander in chief — and nothing to lose.
He may be a lame duck, but he will have the immense powers of a president and commander in chief – and nothing to lose.
"Zuma is not a lame duck when it comes to the spread of the influence of his cronies in the state."
Is it the loss of a Democrat majority in the House? The Republicans stubbornness and inability to compromise? The continuous barriers against Obama's attempts to pass certain Acts? Or is it because the House is filing a law suit against him? (Yes really). Clearly all of these things coupled together worsen the situation, but Obama's main problem is that he's just too nice to be President.