Ramirez, Beeler on VA scandal

I had these up in my browser tabs for the last couple of days, but didn’t find a good way to work them into posts during that time. That doesn’t mean they should be missed. Both Nate Beeler and Michael Ramirez skewer Barack Obama’s leadership and claims of ignorance on the VA scandal. First, Ramirez takes the White House at its word — and depicts the member of the team who seems to know more than everyone else:


Beeler takes a slightly more skeptical approach to White House claims of ignorance for the Columbus Dispatch:


It’s a pattern one could apply to any of the Obama administration failures — Benghazi, the IRS scandal, Operation Fast & Furious, and so on. Obama is the last person to know, and he doesn’t find out until he hears it on the news. The real scandal is the lack of leadership and executive competence in the Oval Office.

Be sure to check out Nate’s blog for more of his excellent work.

Also, be sure to check out Ramirez’ terrific collection of his works: Everyone Has the Right to My Opinion, which covers the entire breadth of Ramirez’ career, and it gives fascinating look at political history.  Read my review here, and watch my interviews with Ramirez here and here.  And don’t forget to check out the entire Investors.com site, which has now incorporated all of the former IBD Editorials, while individual investors still exist.