Don't Privatize the Veterans Hospitals

    President Obama can do himself a big political favor this month by saying simply this: "I will not privatize the VA hospitals."

    That's the bottom line for the current right-wing crusade mixing patriotic posturing with loathing of government in general and Obama specifically. We speak of allegations that a Phoenix hospital (and perhaps others) run by the Department of Veterans Affairs hid deadly delays for treatment by using secret waiting lists.

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