Thursday, January 09, 2014

Democrats Blame Private Sector For Disastrous Obamacare Rollout

It couldn't possibly be the people in charge.
Want to know who’s responsible for the disastrous rollout of ObamaCare?  Most people already know the answer to this — the people in charge — but since those are all Democrats, they have another answer. It’s not the people in charge … it’s the people that the people in charge hired, or something:
Democrats taking heat back home for Obamacare’s rocky online rollout say don’t blame them — blame Big Business.
Facing an onslaught of constituent frustration over problems with online exchanges, several Democrats have started pointing fingers at the companies and senior executives in their home states that have contracts to get the health care websites up and running.
Democrats have made a version of the argument in Washington in recent months, defending the health care law not only from Republican attacks that it’s a failure — but from the line that government itself can’t do big things.
Well, what did you expect them to say? “Hey, we’re nothing but a bunch of incompetents who couldn’t figure out two-decade-old technology”? “This is what you get when you fill an administration with people who’ve never run a business”? Both of those are the truths they want to avoid, after all.  The handy target was always going to be the subcontractors.


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