It’s the “secret” part that’s disturbing. What kind of government do we have these days?
Administration officials have surreptitiously extended the Obamacare sign-up deadline to one minute short of Christmas Day, in yet another effort to goose enrollment numbers.
The decision also creates yet another implementation problem for executives at the health-insurance companies, who allied with Obama to push the law through Congress in 2010.
The unannounced change is hidden in software code, which was modified to extend the deadline for people seeking insurance starting Jan. 1.
The Washington Post broke the story, which the administration first denied, then conceded, then reworded its concession. Benghazi lite? Business as usual? Crooks in the White House? Your pick.