Obama Tried Out Healthcare.gov

Biden says he and the president are not “technology geeks”

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President Obama logged on to healthcare.gov, Vice Presidence Joe Biden said Wednesday. No word on whether he had any luck registering.

Biden said both his daughter and the President had used the problem-plagued website at the center of the troubled rollout of Obamacare, though he had not. In an interview with HLN, the VP said the White House was closely monitoring the progress of the website leading up to its October 1 launch date, but the President could not have predicted its problems.

“To be told by the pros and be told, ‘yeah, this looks like it’s all ready to go, all in line’—Neither he and I are technology geeks and we assumed that it was up and ready to run,” Biden said.

He called the glitches in the website “inexcusable.” “

“There’s no excuse,” he said. “We just have to fix it.”

[HLN]

6 comments
reallife
reallife

"“To be told by the pros and be told, ‘yeah, this looks like it’s all ready to go, all in line’—Neither he and I are technology geeks and we assumed that it was up and ready to run,” Biden said.

[url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PibDMGxiyJw#t=6[/url]

tom.litton
tom.litton

"Neither he and I are technology geeks"  What??!!!  You mean the bubble sort comment you made at google in 2008 was a complete lie?  

It makes me sorry i voted for him...

S_Deemer
S_Deemer

The President certainly didn't login between Tuesday night and around 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, because the entire system was down — again. It's up this morning. I have been trying unsuccessfully for over a week to remove my application, but the way the system is currently designed, it's impossible. Given his generation, a vague understanding of technology may be excusable for Biden, not for Obama. 

Hollywooddeed
Hollywooddeed

@tom.litton  Don't worry, tom.  The website will be fully functional and then you can find something else to be hysterical about.

Hollywooddeed
Hollywooddeed

@tom.litton @Hollywooddeed  Meh.  Let me know when he shoots someone in the face.

I remember a lot of cooing and humming approval to the Patriot Act.  What happened?  Did you change your mind?