“Come late December, Obama could be asking for a 1 year delay in the Individual Mandate.”
He won’t ask. He will just do it and nobody in Congress will stop him.
I don't believe HE will do anything. He is incapable of making a decision and will continue to fiddle in denial while healthcare burns.
I'll bet a bottle of good liquor (your/my choice) that the exchanges will still not be working March 31, 2014. I've seen software project meltdowns before, and this one is a doozie! They are going to have to trash the whole thing and redesign/rewrite from scratch.