Blamed for a painful recession at home, hounded by Washington do
deploy thousands of combat troops to Iraq and unable to resolve North
Korea's pressing nuclear problem, President Roh is groping for
what's the meaning of "groping for political relevance"?
I know 'groping' for means 'seeking for or looking for', but what is political relevance? Is it political insight or political ability?
President Roh has been an ineffective political leader, not being able to solve pressing problems. As such he is no longer of much value to his country and its government. He is groping for political relevance: looking for something that will make him valuable within the politics of his country.