Some eight million Americans qualify for Veterans Administration health care, and they're apparently satisfied — when they can get it. But it takes so long that 40 or more have allegedly died while waiting for their appointments. The American Legion says VA Secretary Eric Shinseki ought to resign. We hear about an ongoing scandal. Also, Ben Sasse's Nebraska win and the Establishment-Tea Party narrative, and the health effects of child labor in America's tobacco fields.
Banner image VA Secretary Eric Shinseki, greets Sgt. Joel Tavera, during a visit to Brooke Army Medical Center, July 19, 2010. Photo by Chondra Perry, Brooke Army Medical Center Public Affairs