Wednesday, November 13, 2013

27,000 Bought Insurance via

Just 26,794  bought health insurance in October by using the troubled exchange site, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said today.

Viva la government incompetency.


  1. What's truly remarkable is that this is the highest number they managed to claim. You can bet that the definition was maximally expanded, e.g., by counting people who had simply placed a plan in their shopping cart.

    One wonders if the rollout has been such a disaster that the strategy now is to make it as bad as possible so as not to let a good crisis go to waste. The benefit to Republicans is obvious, but it might also benefit Democrats by making single-payer appear more attractive than failed half-measures.

  2. Folks who have lost thief insurance are so scared now they will agree to anything.

  3. What's the definition of "brought"?

    1. They included those that put it in their shopping cart, but haven't paid yet.


      These bozos couldn't run a used car lot. I guarantee you that at least 50% of those people aren't ponying up when it comes time.

      I'll bet the actual number is less than 14K.

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