Eric Shinseki: Punching Bag for the Bushies and Obama

b. traven Last Friday, Eric Shinseki took the fall at Veterans Affairs. ┬áHis resignation was driven mainly by reports of substandard medical facilities. But substandard medical care for veterans is hardly new (or news): the VA has never been funded adequately by a penny-pinching government that prefers to ladle money to defense contractors for more…