Saturday Night Live Savages Healthcare.Gov in Opening Skit
October 27, 2013 - 8:17 am
Apparently, the problems with the Obamacare website proved just too tempting a target for the mirth makers at Saturday Night Live. Their opening skit featured a pretty good impersonation by Kate McKinnon of Secretary Sebelius and a string of one-liners about the problems with HealthCare.gov that should leave you in stitches.
The Hollywood Reporter reports:
Sebelius addressed the uproar about HealthCare.gov’s bumpy launch. She noted millions of Americans had flocked to the site hoping to sign up for Obamacare, but “unfortunately the site was only designed to handle six users at a time.”
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But she offered a few workarounds, noting the website had links to other useful places, such as Kayak.com, where “you can purchase air tickets to Canada to buy cheaper drugs,” and BitTorrent, where one can find healthcare-related movies such as Patch Adams.
If people still had complaints, Sebelius suggested they send a postcard to the government, promising they would receive a response in six-to-eight weeks. She then pulled out some of the items the government would send – a grab bag of 1990′s software including a trial version of the 1995 Encarta Encyclopedia and a CD-Rom for 1,000 hours of AOL.
Warning: a small bit about porn — what you might do to pass the time while waiting for the website.
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