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White House pimps another O-care success story that wasn’t successful

http://twitter.com/#!/RyanLizza/status/390888016505741313

Ryan Lizza, Washington correspondent for The New Yorker, wanted to test the disastrous 404care website, so he hopped on HealthCare.gov and “set up an account with no trouble.” It seems that merely creating an account on the dysfunctional website is considered a rip-roarin’ success by the Obama administration, even if the person with the account is later stymied by errors.

Two White House staffers retweeted Lizza’s “no trouble” tweet from their official White House accounts.

Press secretary Jay Carney:

http://twitter.com/#!/PressSec/status/391368150672883712

And senior communications adviser Tara McGuinness (who also promoted the false success story of fake Obamacare buyer Chad Henderson):

http://twitter.com/#!/HealthCareTara/status/390888693416071168

A little problem there, guys. Less than 40 minutes after tweeting about his successful account creation, Lizza was defeated by HealthCare.gov. Fancy that! Carney and McGuinness didn’t bother retweeting these tweets:

http://twitter.com/#!/RyanLizza/status/390898661183746048

How’s that for context? The full story doesn’t matter much when you’re using the Chad Henderson standard of success.

Like Obama’s White House flunkies, Touré “selectively edited” the “glitch” tweets out of his celebration of Lizza’s success on “The Cycle.”

As of Friday night, Lizza reports that he is still unable to enroll or view eligibility results.

http://twitter.com/#!/RyanLizza/status/391378464290652160
http://twitter.com/#!/RyanLizza/status/391383210032365568

Lizza even brought Carney’s misleading retweet to his attention.

http://twitter.com/#!/RyanLizza/status/391380660122058752

At the time this post was published, more than half a day had gone by since Lizza called out Carney’s retweet. It has not been deleted or corrected by the press secretary even though he continues to tweet.

And McGuinness is too busy spinning madly to worry about the pesky truth.

http://twitter.com/#!/HealthCareTara/status/391374001160716288

She didn’t respond publicly to Jake Tapper’s questions:

http://twitter.com/#!/jaketapper/status/391374839011102720

Because shaddup! Account created!

http://twitter.com/#!/JudgeElihu/status/391398446088740864

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/10/19/pathetic-white-house-pimps-another-obamacare-success-story-that-wasnt-successful/


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