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Inept performance by administration

I am writing this letter in support of William Thiel’s letter published in the May 18 edition of the Tribune-Star. However, Mr. Thiel only scratched the surface when it comes to the inept and incompetent president and his administration.

Nobody is held responsible in this administration. For example, Kathleen Sebelius for the blotched roll out of the Obamacare website. In the private sector she would have been fired. Lois Lerner for her coverup in the IRS scandal, she was placed on paid administrative leave and then allowed to retire. She should have been fired. Eric Holder for his cover-up of Fast & Furious, among other things. He should have been fired. Susan Rice and other members of the administration for pushing the false narrative on Benghazi to enhance the president’s re-election bid. They should have been fired. Eric Shinseki, head of the VA, should have been fired. Instead they made Dr. Robert Petzel resign. He was going to retire anyway this year.

The list goes on and on. Nobody is held responsible. They are either promoted or moved to another position within the administration.

I find the current VA scandal most disturbing. For the past four-five years I have heard Retired Gen. Eric Shinseki speak at the VFW National Convention, telling us about the great strides the VA is making processing the backlog of claims, etc. Then we find out that many veterans are dying while waiting for appointments at VA Hospitals, of secret waiting lists and manipulation of records so employees of the VA can get their bonuses millions of taxpayers’ monies.

Mr. Shinseki should be forced to resign. It will be interesting to see what kind of reception he receives when and if he has the nerve to show up at our next convention in July.

— Richard Hoffman

Clinton


 

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