November 30, 2013


Inside the Effort to Rescue Obamacare

The New York Times has a good behind-the-scenes look at the White House effort to fix and relaunch the Obamacare website.

"The political dangers were clear to everyone in the room... For 90 excruciating minutes, a furious and frustrated president peppered his team with questions, drilling into the arcane minutiae of web design as he struggled to understand the scope of a crisis that suddenly threatened his presidency."

"Out of that tense Oval Office meeting grew a frantic effort aimed at rescuing not only the insurance portal and Mr. Obama's credibility, but also the Democratic philosophy that an activist government can solve big, complex social problems. Today, that rescue effort is far from complete."










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