Obamacare website falls under scrutiny of bloggers

This isn’t really a political question anymore. Government shutdown aside, the real question is whether or not the website attached to Obamacare can work long enough to get people to sign up.

We said we couldn’t spend much more time assessing the Obamacare health exchange web sites, but we thought we should at least try to keep track of the biggest, and what is proving to be the most onerous, of them all.

HealthCare.gov, the clearinghouse for applications under the Affordable Care Act for 36 states, is clearly the most popular of all 16 exchange web sites. It’s probably also the most frustrating. So let’s go into more detail about a short journey — or attempt at one — in trying to sign up for Obamacare there.

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