from Nicholas Wapshott:

VA scandal is no mark against big government

By Nicholas Wapshott
June 3, 2014

U.S. military veterans listen in the audience during a House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on the Phoenix VA Health Care System wait list, on Capitol Hill in Washington

For some, the veterans hospitals scandal is a human tragedy pure and simple. Those who loyally served their nation in uniform, putting their lives on the line, were shunned when they sought medical help.

from The Great Debate:

To help injured veterans, bring in private sector help

May 23, 2014

VA BACKLOG

In all the brouhaha about the Veterans Administration -- the alleged misconduct and malpractice in Arizona, and the ensuing calls for the head of Secretary Eric Shinseki -- it is crucial that the issue not be treated solely as a referendum on Shinseki, and on the Obama administration generally.