Skip to comments.Top Senate Democrat says ObamaCare is on its way to ‘substantial success’
Posted on 10/21/2013 12:19:27 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
A top Senate Democrat said on Sunday that ObamaCare is on its way to be a substantial success.
Sen. Dick Durbin (Ill.), the No. 2 Democrat in the chamber, defended the rollout of the healthcare reform law in an appearance on Fox News Sunday, while noting that its off to a rough start with the website.
Critics of the law have been quick to point out problems in the website that the Obama administration launched on Oct. 1, which is designed to help consumers shop for health insurance on new marketplaces, called exchanges.
Glitches and delays at the website have prevented many users from logging on and applying for insurance, even after multiple attempts.
I dont think this plan will work because its based on a couple of premises that wont work, Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) replied.
But when you can't even put together the package to sign up, that shows how big a job it is for the federal government to manage 16 percent of the economy and peoples health insurance plans. It's not where the federal government should be.
Durbin and other defenders of the law have claimed that some of the problems with the website have been due to a surge in traffic, which they say represents intense public interest....
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“Substantial success” in this case is it doing exactly what it is supposed to do: fail miserably and create a mess.
“Substantial success” refers to the intended purpose of Obamacare. It was designed to collapse the system in a massive failure so that the crisis would call for a single payer system. So far, the failure is working as planned.