About 100,000 people signed up for health insurance through the online federal exchange last month, a roughly four-fold increase from October.... And after initially faltering with 1,100 users at a time, the site can now handle 50,000 at a time, or about 800,000 per day.
Observes the LA Times' Michael Hiltzik:
The opportunity to be reborn is a rare gift indeed, granted to few beyond the mythical phoenix and some adherents of the Baptist faith ...
... and now the Affordable Care Act.
Hiltzik proceeds to review the happy alternatives which spring from the hypercritical, anti-Obamacare Republican camp. But alas it's a rather short review of alternatives, because, as Hiltzik notes, "They don't have one."