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Close Enough for Government Work

President Obama’s “Mission Accomplished” moment: “We have met the goal” of fixing the Healthcare.Gov website.
The original goal was loudly proclaimed to be 800,000 people signed up per month in the first two months. The November total is right around 100,000. That’s about one million, seven hundred thousand short of goal.
Close enough for government work.
Even this paltry number is misleading as it includes people who have selected plans for consideration in virtual shopping carts as opposed to people who have actually received confirmation from insurance companies. That number is much smaller and the ...


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