Protecting the Essentials
3:34 PM, Aug 6, 2014 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
The big bill to reform Veterans Affairs will be signed tomorrow. With, no doubt, much ceremony and patting of backs. Washington has done it again. Rescued the rest of us from … Washington.
As Travis J. Tritten of Stars & Stripes reports:
A question from outside the beltway:
If people earned performance bonuses of $360 million for denying care to those eligible and then lying about it and covering it up, then why preserve the obviously ineffective slush fund?
Other than the usual reason, of course, which is … that's just what Washington does.
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