to *officially* not work for a couple of days. #obamacare

As opposed to just simply not being all that functional a site, even now. will be out of service for two and a half days beginning on Feb. 15 — the last day people can sign up to obtain coverage that begins on March 1.

The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services announced in a blog post on Monday that the ObamaCare website would be lacking some enrollment functionalities so the Social Security Administration can conduct its annual systems maintenance activities.

The site will be out of order from 3 p.m. on Feb. 15 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday — a period that coincides with the long holiday weekend.

Naked DC has more, including the bit where the Illinois state government is hoping to use the Onion to help drive signups, because shut up shut up shut UP and HEY! don’t take my vodka away! No! NO! BIG GOVERNMENT DADDY NEEDS HIS MEDICINE! YOU WON’T GET ME LIKE YOU GOT BLAGOJEVICH! …im hurting


Sorry.  This ‘channeling the monsters of the Obamacare id’ thing has its risks.