ObamaCare isn’t the only massive failure that has been foisted on the nation by this Regime. America is currently being hobbled by a litany of federal government debacles. It’s gotten to the point that it’s hard not to conclude that government malfeasance – gross mismanagement, waste, fraud and abuse – is a feature of this administration, not a bug:
There is Benghazi, Libya. Fast and Furious. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) abuse of conservative and Tea Party groups. The National Security Administration (NSA) spying on just about everyone on the planet.And oh so many more….
But it’s the ongoing trainwreck of ObamaCare that has crest-fallen liberals across the land wondering aloud, how on earth this supposedly super-smart, ultra-competent POTUS messed up so badly.
Walter Russell Mead of The American Interest writes that the most shocking Obamacare revelation came during Obama’s “hasty and awkward” press conference, last week when he responded to a reporter’s question about his knowledge of the website’s problems:
OK. On the website, I was not informed directly that the website would not be working as — the way it was supposed to. Ha[d] I been informed, I wouldn’t be going out saying, boy, this is going to be great. You know, I’m accused of a lot of things, but I don’t think I’m stupid enough to go around saying, this is going to be like shopping on Amazon or Travelocity, a week before the website opens, if I thought that it wasn’t going to work.
This was eyepopping. Obamacare is the single most important initiative of his presidency. The …read more