My Government Is A Complete Mess: Obamacare Websites Failing Amid Government Shutdown | TechCrunch
The U.S. government is a complete mess. Congress could not even perform its basic constitutional duty to fund the government and had to shut down most of the public system. Amid the partisan spectacle, the White House promised that the shutdown would not interfere with a new website for comparing..
I can understand this complaint coming from some 50 year old editor for the Washington Post, but sadly even TechCrunch seems to be ignoring the wisdom of probably most of it’s readers. When the target you write for is Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, you should probably be aware of how most web sites and services begin. As has been pointed out by many other people throughout the day, this serves more as a sign of just how needed the law is, as even the administrations attempts to kind of limit how many sign up on day 1 couldn’t prevent a load large enough to cause issues. Hell, Apple’s site crashes almost every time they release a new iPhone. This is all simply a sign that we actually need MORE money and resources poured into this law, but good luck getting that.