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Firing Shinseki is not a solution


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 26, 2014

~~<p>Memorial Day is usually not an occasion for talking about people getting sacked from their jobs, but this year it seems strangely appropriate.</p>
<p>The reason, of course, is the current uproar over mismanagement of health care access at the Veterans Administration, the core of a scandal now bedeviling not only the federal agency&rsquo;s chief, Secretary Eric Shinseki, but also President Barack Obama. After all, the president&rsquo;s own vow to overhaul the long-troubled department dates back to his days in the U.S. Senate.</p>
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Memorial Day is usually not an occasion for talking about people getting sacked from their jobs, but this year it seems strangely appropriate.

The reason, of course, is the current uproar over mismanagement of health care access at the Veterans Administration, the core of a scandal now bedeviling not only the federal agency’s chief, Secretary Eric Shinseki, but also President Barack Obama. After all, the president’s own vow to overhaul the long-troubled department dates back to his days in the U.S. Senate. Login for more...



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