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Obamacare and the fundamental failure of O'Malleyism

Obamacare and the fundamental failure of O'Malleyism

If Maryland’s bolloxed rollout of Obamacare has taught us anything, it is the failure of technocracy — especially the snake oil the O’Malley administration has been selling since 2006.  The idea that they are a results-oriented, data driven lot  —you know better choices, better results … or something. According to an investigation by Sun reporters Meredith Cohn and Andrea Walker, Maryland’s Obamacare exchange website, the Maryland Health Connection, was plagued by all manner of problems both before and after its October launch.  Problems included among other issues, technical glitches and feuding contractors.  Upon launch the website...