President Obama doesn’t like to fire people.
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Time and time again, “no-drama” Obama has refused to respond to controversy by taking a quick scalp.
The latest example is Veterans Affairs secretary Eric Shinseki, who is facing daily calls for his head over charges that dozens of veterans have died because of mismanagement at VA hospitals around the country.
The White House contends that Obama is being pragmatic, and prefers to focus on fixing the problem rather than offering a sacrificial lamb.