Gruber Pleads With Massachusetts Over Failed $1 Billion Healthcare Website: “Give us 
another chance”

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 at 2:02 pm

How is this clown not laughed out of the building?

Obamacare architect and Mass­achusetts Health Connector board member Jonathan Gruber — the MIT prof now under fire for bragging about using a “lack of transparency” to get around voter “stupidity” — yesterday implored insurance buyers to “give us 
another chance” when the state’s costly, problem-plagued Connector website is relaunched tomorrow.

“We didn’t do a great job last year. Give us another chance,” Gruber said when reporters followed him out of yesterday’s Connector meeting.

The new site — which Connector officials insist is faster and will actually let people sign up for insurance — has been estimated to cost at least $120 million to build, with critics pegging the dis-aster’s bottom line, with temp­orary insurance and other costs, at roughly $1 billion.

When asked how he hopes to overcome cynicism about the original Connector site — an 
underpowered, overburdened site that was never more than marginally functional after it launched in October 2013 — Gruber said, “You do massive outreach, you explain to people it’s a complicated process. … You have a call center that’s fully staffed, and you hope that people reach out and do it.”

But Gruber repeatedly said, “No comment!” when asked about his videotaped remarks at academic conferences, now providing Republicans with ammo for a new attack on Obama­care — a controversy dubbed 
#GruberGate on Twitter. The Internet firestorm was sparked this week when a video surfaced of Gruber saying he and others who drafted the Obamacare law counted on the “stupidity of the American voter” to get it passed.

Oh, it’s only providing Republicans with ammo? OK. So Democrats enjoy being called stupid, we can assume.

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5 Responses to “Gruber Pleads With Massachusetts Over Failed $1 Billion Healthcare Website: “Give us 
another chance””

  1. Keep the Kulaks Out! on 14/14/14 at 2:05 pm

    Comrade Kommissar Gruber will be cut of group photos and flushed down the memory hole just like they did in the CCCP aka Soviet Union.

  2. tgr on 14/14/14 at 5:03 pm

    ^^Nikolai Yezhov unavailable for comment.

    I know what you’re saying but in reality – this unapologetic POS fraud from the land of academia will more than likely be promoted two a two-year free-for-all in the Obola administration.

  3. Trotsky's Icepick on 15/15/14 at 10:07 am

    @ tgr

    Academia=expensive closed minded Marxist indoctrination center preparing students for a world that doesn’t exist.

    Speaking of NKVD Kommissar Yezhov a comrade from the former CCCP says Tourist Suppression Agency uniforms look just like the NKVD uniforms.

    Many prestige karma upvote points for that reference.

  4. think again serf on 16/16/14 at 10:56 am

    Whew, good thing the republicunts are going to save the republic.
    They’ll fix the decline by working together and reaching across the aisle.
    Executive orders and amnesty should be stopped any minute now.