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Victor Davis Hanson: Obama's cabinet is incompetent
San Jose Mercury News ^ | 05/22/2014 | Victor Davis Hanson

Posted on 05/23/2014 10:12:31 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki cannot get a handle on the recent scandalous treatment of veterans in VA hospitals, where more than 40 sick men were allowed to die without proper follow-up treatment. A cover-up allegedly followed. When the Walter Reed Army Medical Center scandal broke under the George W. Bush administration, heads rolled. So far, Shinseki seems immune from similar accountability.

Almost nothing that former Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius promised before, during or after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act came true. She was also cited by the U.S. Office of Special Counsel for violating the Hatch Act, as she improperly campaigned for Obama's re-election while serving as a Cabinet secretary.

IRS official Lois Lerner used the agency to go after groups deemed too conservative. She invoked the Fifth Amendment to avoid telling Congress the whole truth.

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1 posted on 05/23/2014 10:12:31 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike
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Victor Davis Hanson: Obama's cabinet is incompetent

I'm going to give Victor David Hanson the benefit of the doubt and assume it has NOT taken him five years to realize this fact.

2 posted on 05/23/2014 10:16:34 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike; All
C'mon people, just lower your expectations and everything will irie.
3 posted on 05/23/2014 10:18:23 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: Hotlanta Mike

In other news:

Sun Rises in the East.


4 posted on 05/23/2014 10:19:08 AM PDT by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
Not "Incompetent" .
They want you to THINK that.
They're accomplishing everything they want to accomplish by breaking the law themselves.
They ARE EVIL !

He's a BIBLICAL CURSE !


Let us remember ...
5 posted on 05/23/2014 10:19:37 AM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Penetrating insight into the blindingly obvious...


6 posted on 05/23/2014 10:29:39 AM PDT by Hoffer Rand (Bear His image. Bring His message. Be the Church.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

I’ve said for decades that an idiot can be a good president if he gets himself a good cabinet and honors its collective wisdom.

Obama brought the Chicago machine with him. The only experience they had in winning the day involved their enemies kneecaps and their modification. That doesn’t work on the national stage.

And that’s really all they had.


7 posted on 05/23/2014 10:32:03 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Excrement runs downhill.


8 posted on 05/23/2014 10:44:19 AM PDT by DonkeyBonker (Hard to paddle against the flow of sewage coming out of the White House.)
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Actually, I think they are pretty competent for their values of “Evil and Anti-American.”
The are doing a lot of damage - deliberately.


9 posted on 05/23/2014 10:46:05 AM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

so where does he put his socks ?


10 posted on 05/23/2014 11:23:53 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: WayneS

As well-meaning as he is, I think Dr. Hanson is wrong. Obama’s cabinet is enormously competent. They are enormously competent at carrying out his agenda for the transformation of America from world leader to third world village.


11 posted on 05/23/2014 11:24:30 AM PDT by DPMD
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Also needed is a “Czar watch”, “www.czarwatch.org”..There must be over forty czars and they seem to operate autonomously in the background. Do they create the bases for executive orders and Executive Branch policy? The Cabinet itself is only the tip of the Executive Iceberg in operation.


12 posted on 05/23/2014 11:30:32 AM PDT by givemELL (Does Taiwan eet the Criteria to Qualify as an "Overseas Territory of the United States"? by Richar)
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They’re not incompetent.

If they were incompetent, they’d do the right thing occasionally, just by accident.

They never do the right thing.

They’re evil; evil to the very marrow of their bones.


13 posted on 05/23/2014 11:32:13 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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