Just one in five rate the job the government does in providing veterans with medical care as excellent or good, about half the percentage who said that in a Pew Research Center survey in 2011. Then, half rated the care as “only fair” or poor; now seven in 10 do. Those are the lowest ratings in the four times the question has been asked since 2007.
Remember the VA
General Shinseki may be gone but his leaving has not salvaged the reputation of the VA. As Susan Page of USA Today reports:
Question is: Will Washington now “move on” and find something else to talk about. Climate change? Immigration? Something where the music never stops and you just keep on dancing.