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Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Facility - Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

The VA as microcosm.

The Department of Veterans is nothing less than a microcosm of the entire federal government – a top-down Leviathan that is callously and willfully unaccountable to those it is charged with serving and to the taxpayers that pay for it.

AP Photo - Nam Y. Huh

A supreme irony.

Republican leaders have assumed that the middle class vote is firmly in the bag and that listening to some carping and bitching from that quarter is just par for the course. No big deal.