As BurkaChick, a typical progressive piker, I find myself socialistically stumped at the launching of the new Obamacare website. I had been anxious and all atwitter as the sign-up date approached with a noxious “neener-neener” to the Republicans who tried to stop it. I had even been distracted for a bit as the tyrannical Tea Party actually tried to represent their constituents in a shutdown. Then, after all the waiting, finally the Obamacare website date arrived, …and arrived, and is still trying to arrive. My all “atwitter” turned to all “abitter” in the hours waiting to get through. In my Liberal La-La Land even I had to admit, our supercilious Sebelius must be delirious. In fact, to all us voters who elected this White House and the new healthcare law, the messaging is the same: “The System is down”. Seems the site will take as long to sign up as it takes the GOP establishment to get some conservative cojones.
However, in my low information frustration, I became quickly distracted with more important issues of the day (since I had oodles of hours to kill waiting to get through). I had become enthralled at Britney Spears lyrics in her new single about the Republican opinion of Washington leaders refusing to negotiate, “You Better Work B—-“. Then I came upon the new Ylvis video, “What Does The Fox Say?”. It reminded me of our liberal rhetoric, incoherent but if you repeat it enough, it’s catchy. In fact, as I listened to the lyrics, it reminded me of the frustration I was experiencing with the healthcare website. In the beginning, it makes sense. I get that a fish would go, “Blub” and that “Affordable Care Act” sounds good.
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