With all due respect to Sen. McCain, I have a different take on this. I, too, am outraged by the lack of care that many of our veterans have received, but I'm not at all bewildered by it. In fact, I saw it coming for years.
Conservatives have casually smeared numerous Obama officials over Benghazi for the last 11 months, yet the embassy attacks surrounding William Clark's tenure as Reagan's national security adviser apparently did not blemish his long public career.
It would seem reasonable for a government to take a step back from aid pledges to other governments when an international incident involves American deaths. However, discontinuing aid might not make pragmatic sense when considering all of our interests.