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The Scandal at the VA Is Real,
and Obama Is Ducking It

Daily Beast, by Ron Christie

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Posted By:garnet, 5/20/2014 9:03:39 AM

Up to now, President Obama and congressional Democrats had thought “so-called” scandals involving Benghazi, the IRS, and Operation Fast and Furious were largely behind them. Nothing to see, just Republican witch hunts designed to embarrass the president and perhaps land blows against Hillary Clinton. But recent revelations about shoddy care at Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities across the country has brought bipartisan condemnation from Capitol Hill that should worry a commander in chief whose reaction to the brewing tempest has been muted at best.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: eoddad, 5/20/2014 9:09:29 AM     (No. 9855182)

VA is a diversion IRS goes into the White House and Obama´s finger prints are all over it. Impeachable.

Hello to my fellow disabled Vets out there.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pros7767, 5/20/2014 9:26:31 AM     (No. 9855210)

We can only hope that this scandal will be the one that brings down this presidency.

If it does, all those who died will have given the ultimate sacrifice on behalf of this great nation. They deserve the Purple Heart.

My sympathies to all of the families impacted by this travesty.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Udanja99, 5/20/2014 9:54:26 AM     (No. 9855239)

Wow, two articles in a row from leftist sites claiming that the VA scandal is the first "real scandal" for zippy. Can you say WH talking points?

#1 is exactly right - BIG diversion, most likely being pushed because of the fearless Trey Gowdy.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: uno, 5/20/2014 10:12:39 AM     (No. 9855273)

Been there, done that, seen it before.
This will be next year´s "phony scandal" or "it´s not serious"

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Reply 5 - Posted by: velox, 5/20/2014 10:28:32 AM     (No. 9855295)

What did people expect?
Obama had never been a manager of even a couple of people.
Ego maniacs think they get in charge and everyone simply does their bidding.
A good manager know this is not the case.
To manage you must get everyone on board with your desires, or make them afraid for their jobs.
Believe it or not the latter is the most effective.
Obama thought he was so smart that he could give a few orders and everything would be done just like he desired.
He surrounded himself with incompetent wacko liberals and this is what we get.
They think we can run the most successful country in history with unicorn urine, pixie dust and liberal dogma.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Heil Liberals, 5/20/2014 10:28:38 AM     (No. 9855296)

What a load! Everyone knows that this is just another distraction from the real work the American people want him to get done. I mean, hell all of this happened just a few months ago. That´s like 100 years in Washington, D.C. time. Besides, what difference does it make now. The important thing is that we move forward! The people expect problems to be solved, and I´m sure he will not rest, working 24/7, until this problem is solved. In fact, I´m sure there will be a blue ribbon panel assembled to investigate the problems and recommend solutions. All he´ll need is congress to act.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Daylily, 5/20/2014 10:38:47 AM     (No. 9855311)

The arrogance of this administration is breathtaking; it is also a gross insult to all True Americans. Mr. Barack H. Obama, please know this - Fast and Furious, Benghazi, IRS, and now the VA - these are NOT pseudo-scandals. They are scandals of huge proportions in which people died - doesn´t that mean anything to this administration?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: stablemoney, 5/20/2014 11:02:32 AM     (No. 9855344)

This listing of scandals is only a start. Someone needs to look into government contract letting, among many others. The whole government is corrupt top to bottom.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: kiwikit, 5/20/2014 11:33:37 AM     (No. 9855378)

The fact that D´RATs poo poo Benghazi, IRS, and Fast and Furious is the reason none should get our votes in November. They don´t care about the country or the people, but only about their wealth, corruption, and power.

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