The bungled Obamacare rollout has become President Obama’s Hurricane Katrina, according to the Daily Beast’s Tina Brown. Additionally, she said the president’s failure to effectively address the problem further damages his image and confirms criticisms of his inability to lead.
“The trouble is that it also dovetails with the building narrative feeling about Obama that he’s a guy that makes big pronouncements, but can’t sort of get stuff done,” Brown said on Morning Joe on Wednesday. “People long for effectiveness — they feel they’re in a kind of miasma of incompetence.”
Last week, Brown referred to the Healthcare.gov debacle as “a big, encrusted ball of mess.“