To add to his woes, the president is repeatedly stiff-armed, both at home and abroad.
Despite a willingness in the media to leave WikiLeaks for dead, Smith believes the group will survive these current woes.
But amid their tumbling words describing their woes, they express disbelief much will come from the talks.
Old English wa, a common exclamation of lament in many languages (cf. Latin væ, Greek oa, German weh, Lettish wai, Old Irish fe, Welsh gwae, Armenian vay). The noun is attested from late 12c., from the interjection.