VA secretary Eric Shinseki is but the latest member of President Obama’s administration to resign in disgrace. President Obama stood by Shinseki loyal for the first couple of weeks, after it was revealed that his 2007 campaign promise to veterans, was a lie, and that the VA was cooking the books on wait times. Well finally it appears as though someone had to go, someone had to lose their job over this scandal. Finally the ax was going to fall. President Obama was going to get results.
Friday May 30, President Obama said, “He offered me his resignation and with considerable regret I accepted”. Wait, with considerable regret President Obama accepted it? This is the same man who swore that he would not stand for the actions of the VA, so how is it with considerable regret that he holds the head of the organization accountable? President Obama is really even doing that, he it is not like he fired Shinseki, the man is resigning of his own will. President Obama has no intentions of holding anyone responsible for leaving our veterans out in the cold to die. Well that is unless of course he could find a way to blame the TEA Party for it.
President Obama made a vow to veterans on Friday, “After seven years of an Administration that has stretched our military to the breaking point, ignored deplorable conditions at some VA hospitals, and neglected the planning and preparation necessary to care for our returning heroes, America’s veterans deserve a President who will fight for them not just when it’s easy or convenient, but every hour of every day for the next four year” No wait…. he said that in a campaign speech on November 12, 2007. Oh I remember what he said this Friday,”We will never stop working to do right by you or your families.” Well Mr. President I think you finally have a vow you can keep. You will never stop working to do what is right by our veterans and their families, because to stop working implies that you ever started. You have abandoned the veterans of this nation, and covered up wait times by cooking the books. Your treatment of these brave men and women is outrageous, and a disgrace to this nation. How you can sleep at night defies all logical comprehension.
Shinseki stepping down will not fix anything at the VA, this problem has its roots in a government bureaucracy whose corruption runs to its very core. A complete restructuring is needed, and President Obama will never allow for that to happen. He refuses to hold anyone accountable, not Eric Holder who ran guns to Mexico, not Hillary Clinton whose incompetence led to the Benghazi Terrorist Attacks, not Susan Rice who lied to the US about the Benghazi Terrorist Attack, not Kathleen Sebelius for her batched roll out of Obamacare. Now he tells us that it is with deep regret that he accepts Shinseki’s resignation, how can anyone believe that President Obama is going to do anything to fix the deep rooted corruption of the VA? That would make him look bad, and we can’t have that. President Obama is a disgrace to this country, and his blatant disregard for our veterans proves it.