Well, look at the upside. If you show up looking for some ObamaCare you can at least get some cupcakes. Unfortunately, you’ll be berated by Michelle Obama and Mike Bloomberg for eating cupcakes.
Thanks to ObamaCare, New Yorkers can now get health insurance with rainbow sprinkles.
In yet another bungle for the botched government insurance rollout, the state Health Department has mistakenly listed numerous non-health-related business as enrollment sites — including a Brooklyn cupcake shop that has been besieged by callers.
“I have nothing to do with this,” said Carmen Rodriguez owner of Brooklyn Cupcake in Williamsburg. “I run a very busy establishment, and I’m like, what is going on?”
Because of the mistake, her bakery has gotten 150 calls from people seeking medical-insurance information.
“There has to be somebody who can help with ObamaCare; that’s their own mess,” she said.
Sure it’s a mess, but none of this is Bystander Obama’s fault. Meanwhile, a limo dispatcher also is receiving calls.
In nearby Red Hook, the dispatcher for a limo company was equally puzzled at finding his company to be among those listed as enrollment sites.
“If you want me to get you a car, I can help you out,” said Allen Amor of Apex Car & Limo. But ObamaCare? Sorry, wrong number.
Marco Abad, of Zambrand Auto Repair in Sunset Park, said he didn’t even realize his business was among those listed.
“That’s something crazy, because we fix cars over here,” he said.
Amar Git, owner of Desi Deli in Hell’s Kitchen, said he couldn’t possibly help navigate ObamaCare because he doesn’t have insurance himself.
“How can it be? How can I help?” he asked rhetorically.
How can you help? Just say how wonderful Obama is and you’ll probably be invited to the State of the Union address.