Eric Shinseki is in way worse shape than Kathleen Sebelius

May 29, 2014

With members of Congress increasingly calling for the resignation of Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki, it’s hard not to compare his position with former Health and Human Services secretary Kathleen Sebelius in the wake of the troubled  — to put it nicely — rollout of HealthCare.gov last fall.

And when you compare them, one thing becomes obvious: Shinseki’s position is much worse.

Philip Bump on The Fix compiled calls for the resignation of each Cabinet secretary from news reports, plotting them in relation to the moment at which each secretary’s position reached a moment of crisis. Check out the post, and the chart, here.

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