‘Head of the glue sniffers’ Eric Boehlert sneers at calls for Shinseki to be fired over VA scandal

Posted at 6:15 pm on May 23, 2014 by Sarah D.

Leave it to Media Matters’ Eric Boehlert to weigh in on the VA scandal with one of his trademark Smart Takes™:

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OK, so first of all, that “8 million” count is über-dubious at best:

But what makes Boehlert’s tweet even more ridiculous is that he’s suggesting calls to fire Eric Shinseki stem from Republican outrage, rather than from the fact that a corrupt — and deadly — VA system has flourished under Shinseki’s “leadership.”

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He makes it look so easy!

Forgive us, Eric, if we fail to see what’s so outrageous about demanding accountability from our government officials.

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Oh, and Eric, for the record:

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Parting question:

What’s wrong, Eric? Cat got your tongue?

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Twitchy coverage of the VA scandal

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