‘This Is Like Flowers.com Not Being Ready for Valentine’s Day’

by Andrew Stiles

Representative Steve Scalise (R., La.), chairman of the Republican Study Committee, tries to sign up for the Obamacare exchanges through Healthcare.gov, and ends up ordering a pizza when, after more than two hours of trying, the website is unable to verify his identity. “This is like Flowers.com not being ready for Valentine’s Day,” he says. “This website is not a glitch, it’s a national embarrassment.”