The Twitterverse blasts John Travolta after an Oscars gaffe, but the real national shame belongs to the Senate as Republicans reject a bill expanding veteran benefits.
Senators attempt to attach Iran sanctions to a veteran benefits expansion bill and military sexual assault debates, making the national shame-o-meter go to 11
I’ll include both segments below, less you miss the fact that this doesn’t just end with the first one.
Republicans starve government agencies of the necessary funds to do their jobs, and then refuse to give them any more because they couldn’t work on a starvation diet. It isn’t even legal to treat prisoners of war like this. Do the Republican Senators think the Veterans Administration is an illegal enemy combatant that isn’t even due the protections of the Geneva Convention?