The Obama administration admits that the exchange system is broken, and not just suffering under unexpectedly heavy load.
Democrats will surely claim (if they ever even get asked) that the failure is somehow the GOP’s fault. Megan McArdle prebuts that narrative. The real problem is that the Democrats who crafted the law thought that they could bring a working exchange system into being, on an extraordinarily aggressive timetable, simply by decreeing it would happen. In the real world, “you can’t just order, ‘Make it so!’”