There are more veterans than there are doctors or therapeutic programs at VA facilities and this has led to dreadful delays in treatment. While the government has scrambled to address the problem too many people are still suffering needlessly. According to Jonah Goldberg there’s a problem with that – roughly:
1.) Obamacare sucks.
2.) The economy too.
Apart from those revelations, or relevations, there’s what he ultimately decides to be the real problem. The notoriety is killing liberals.
Why? Because the Democratic party simply is the party of government.
Now friends I would say that no matter who’s in charge of the government attending to the needs of veterans is of paramount importance. But Jonah’s saying that the failure to do so is only sometimes a scandal. It’s a disgrace whenever the Democrats are responsible:
It is the party that insists on the nobility, efficacy and intellectual superiority of government. The VA is at the intersection of all the things liberals insist are wise and good and just about government.
Remember: taking care of soldiers and Marines is something the bleeding hearts want to do. They’ve even said it publicly. This argument if I can translate from the Goldbergian amounts to: Nyah-nyah.
It is government-run healthcare. It is the tangible fulfillment of a sacred obligation the government has with those who’ve sacrificed most for our nation.
He has a funny way of calling us stupid. Maybe it’s something we can learn to live with.