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White House says Obama only learned
of VA wait-list scandal on TV (just
like the IRS, Fast and Furious
and reporter snooping scandals)

Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 5/19/2014 10:29:40 PM

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney wound up with egg on his face Monday as he told reporters that President Barack Obama first learned from a TV news report that his Veterans Administration was denying medical care to vets with secret off-the-books-waiting lists. [Snip] The Washington Times reported Monday that waiting times at veterans´ medical facilities were known to be wildly inaccurate at the end of the George W. Bush administration. By the time Obama´s transition team got a post-election briefing from the VA at the end of 2008, scheduling failures were already reaching a critical point. The newspaper received

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bpl40, 5/19/2014 10:39:25 PM     (No. 9854862)

This is getting disgustingly and repetitiously boring. When are the voters going to rise out of their torpor?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Northcross, 5/19/2014 10:40:36 PM     (No. 9854866)

50% chance this is utter baloney. 50% chance it is actually true since Obama has been totally insulated by his handlers. Either way, he is now madder than Hades, in fact so mad he could almost spit, so look out.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Axeman, 5/19/2014 10:48:26 PM     (No. 9854872)

Good thing he has the media to keep him informed. Otherwise he wouldn´t know anything about anything.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dwa, 5/19/2014 10:49:33 PM     (No. 9854873)

Unbelievable! Either Obama is the stupidest individual to ever be president or he is the biggest liar -- Or both.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 5/19/2014 10:57:03 PM     (No. 9854879)

Maybe if he spend more time on the things that matter to US instead of his own interest, he might know what is going on.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: CharlyG, 5/19/2014 10:58:28 PM     (No. 9854881)

Please explain to me how he can find this all out from the media, when they are not reporting it?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 5/19/2014 10:59:54 PM     (No. 9854885)

Thank YOU, #6!
Well played.

So if this were true (it isn´t) we can only conclude that this feckless pResident truly is 100% out of touch.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Heil Liberals, 5/19/2014 11:03:47 PM     (No. 9854889)

#4 - yes. #6 - best post all day.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 5/19/2014 11:03:49 PM     (No. 9854890)

#6,
You nailed it--but he couldn´t have know it because Fox News was the only media outlet reporting it. And we know he doesn´t watch anything on FNC but the blowhard O´Reilly...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 5/19/2014 11:05:13 PM     (No. 9854891)

´Known´

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Reply 11 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 5/19/2014 11:26:17 PM     (No. 9854906)

So Obama just admitted he watches Fox News, since they are the only one´s reporting it.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: steveW, 5/20/2014 12:09:05 AM     (No. 9854925)

President Omniscient simultaneously knows absolutely nothing and absolutely everything. It´s like he´s a Zen master, or something. Has there ever been a world leader with this amazing ability?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Subal, 5/20/2014 1:10:12 AM     (No. 9854945)

Impeach him!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: 4Justice, 5/20/2014 3:16:44 AM     (No. 9854958)

Is this "revelation" supposed to make people think better of him than admitting he did know??? President Clueless looks completly stupid and incompetent and like he doesn´t do his job!!!! Bwahahahahahahaha!!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Trigger2, 5/20/2014 4:23:23 AM     (No. 9854963)

Yeah right, learned it by watching tv. Then how come I saw a video on Fox the other day with him campaigning about the very same thing saying he was going to clean the VA up. His version of clean-up is euthanasia for vets (all presumed to be terrorists) and huge bonuses to managers to show his love that they are complying with his euthanasia orders.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: planetgeo, 5/20/2014 6:05:05 AM     (No. 9855003)

Ummm...unfortunately for him, it has also been revealed that the Bush administration pointedly revealed VA problems to the incoming Obama administration in 2009. And there is a video of Obama acknowledging that and proclaiming how such horrible problems would no longer happen with him in charge.

Need I say it? He lies.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: kahlerbob, 5/20/2014 6:12:01 AM     (No. 9855007)

Was it on ESPN?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: jt26, 5/20/2014 12:23:30 PM     (No. 9855448)

Never thought I would say this, but Jimmy Carter is looking better every day.
Obama is without a doubt the suckiest president ever. #GoAwayBarry


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