“I will not stand for it — not as commander in chief but also not as an American.” That was President Obama responding to the growing scandal over treatment delays and preventable deaths at VA hospitals across the country.

+ The failure to treat vets is something to be outraged about. But Slate’s John Dickerson wonders whether this issue will stand out since we’re perpetually outraged.

+ This scandal reminds me of Phil Bronstein’s excellent 2013 article about another vet who couldn’t get decent health care from his former employers. The man who killed Osama bin Laden.