Republican political strategist Karl Rove is among many who are perturbed about the Obamacare website. Tuesday night, Rove called the administration's effort to blame problems with the Obamacare roll out on high website traffic as pure "baloney."
On Fox News, Rove said, "Where was this administration in its planning process? They did not plan appropriately for the kind of volume one would expect."
The website Rove is referring to is www.healthcare.gov.
Immediately after it’s launch Tuesday, October 1st, there were “glitches,” which is a mild word for it. It was eventually shut down for repairs last weekend which left many wondering what Obamacare will look like if future participants can’t even enroll.
Rove put the blame for the problems directly on President Barack Obama. As he said,
"Now they're blaming who - the people signing up? 'There are too many people signing up. There's too big a volume.' Baloney."
Rove added with the technology available today, tracking those numbers should be fairly simple. Can anyone familiar with high technology dispute that?
As Rove put it, "It was a technological problem a decade ago. It's not a technological problem today. And, you can bet, if this was a good number, they'd be talking about it."
"Maybe this program is not as popular here in the beginning as it was thought," he said with a Cheshire grin.
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