I’ll give you a hint. It’s Ron Fournier again. Oops — did I say too much? Here’s his latest:
News quiz: President Obama and his communications team hope that Americans are: 1) Dumb; 2) Distracted; 3) Numb to government inefficiency; 4) All of above.
Answer: 4, all of the above.
That answer along with utter incompetence are the best explanations for why the White House thought it could get away with claiming that the departure of Veterans Affairs official Robert Petzel was a step toward accountability for its scandalous treatment of war veterans.
Fact is, the department announced in 2013 that Dr. Petzel would retire this year.
It’s a brutal piece, so you’ll want to read the whole thing. The reason I haven’t written squat yet about the VA debacle is Scott Ott used the story for his three-part Trifecta special this week — and I’ll have the first of those videos going up for you shortly.