Unexpected! This was what we read two weeks ago.
The Obama administration’s internal projections called for strong enrollment in the states in the first year of new health insurance markets, according to unpublished estimates obtained by The Associated Press. Whether those expectations will bear out is unclear.
Technology glitches have frustrated many consumers trying to sign up for coverage online, and efforts to upgrade and repair healthcare.gov are ongoing.
Fast forward to today, as the goalposts have been taken down and put into indefinite storage.
White House press secretary Jay Carney admitted Thursday that White House officials expected enrollments in the ObamaCare health exchanges to be low in the first month.
“If you’re asking me if enrollment will be low, the answer is ‘yes,’ ” Carney told reporters on Thursday.
So were they full of shit then, or full of shit now? Or both?