October 27, 2013
THEY’RE EVEN NOTICING AT THE NEW YORK TIMES: Health Care Woes Undermine Obama’s Vision of Government. “The implicit promise of Barack Obama’s presidency, delivered during the 2008 campaign and again repeatedly since then, was that government would not face a debacle like the recent malfunction of the technology behind the president’s new health care marketplaces. . . . The breakdown of the federal HealthCare.gov Web site could emerge as a test of Mr. Obama’s philosophy, with potentially serious implications for an agenda that relies heavily on the belief in a can-do bureaucracy.”
Actually, what’s big isn’t that they’re noticing, it’s that they’re talking about it.