The level of hysteria surrounding the rollout of the Obama administration's new website HealthCare.gov is something to behold. "Is Obamacare President Obama's Iraq war?" a reporter tweeted Monday just before Obama gave a Rose Garden address on the rough start to the Affordable Care Act's online health insurance exchanges. Another compared it to Hurricane Katrina.
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Conservatives and the media have been hounding the president for his administration's shoddy website, his staffers' unfortunate choice of words and for giving the same press conference he would have given if the law's implementation had been smooth.
Almost immediately, Kanye Wests’s statement became fodder for the national and international news media, accusing President Bush for not “caring” for tens, if not hundreds, of thousands who lost every one of their worldly possessions, whose homes and cars and offices and schools and churches were inundated and destroyed, whose friends and family spent the final moments of their lives drowning inside their homes or floating, as corpses, down their own neighborhoods.
“George W. Bush doesn’t care about black people, Kanye roared, and even if you’re not a Kanye fan, it was difficult to ignore the reality.