Friday, November 1, 2013

Obamacare Exchanges Only Enrolled 6 People on Day 1 & Saturday Night Live Actually Called It in a Skit

A "Saturday Night Live" parody of Obamacare and the website got a lot of laughs when "SNL"'s Kate McKinnon portrayed Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. 
Little did the cast know how accurate its over-the-top satire would be. 
"Millions of Americans are visiting, which is great news," McKinnon said during the opening of last week's show. "Unfortunately the site was only designed to handle six users at a time.
While the audience laughed, it turns out the satire wasn't that far off.

By the afternoon of Oct. 2, the number of enrollments was "approximately 100," CBS says.