“They want people to sign up, they’ll make it easy for people to sign up and if you say I tried to sign up but I had some glitches, they’ll still let you sign up.” – Ellis Henican
The White House announced that a late surge of insurance seekers to HealthCare.gov before Monday’s deadline had pushed signups to 7.1 million, almost precisely the administration’s original goal.
Considering the website’s technical-nightmare start, reaching that goal is a very big achievement. Sure, there are people who still didn’t get on before the deadline, but it won’t take much “proof” that they at least tried for the very motivated administration to welcome them aboard.
Ellis Henican on MSNBC’s “FIRST LOOK” with Frances Rivera: