The number of people calling for Veterans Administration Secretary Eric Shinseki to either resign or be fired is increasing every day.

CNN’s Steve Brusk passed along a report that the president placed Shinseki on “probation” at the time of Obama’s press conference about the VA scandal last week:

On “thin ice” is the most tenuous disciplinary position anybody in this administration has ever been in, isn’t it?

“Probation” in this administration sounds like something in between being sent to your room without your supper and being forced to resign when you were going to retire anyway.

“Double secret probation”? That sounds about right:

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