Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: HealthCare.gov Spawns Bad Reporting

October 25, 2013 11:00 AM
Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: HealthCare.gov Spawns Bad Reporting
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" BOSTON (CBS) – Healthcare.gov has become a third rail in politics. Even some Democrats don’t want to touch it.

We’re learning more about what’s wrong with the web site after some of its designers were called to testify on Capitol Hill. But one thing that’s been clear to me since the site launched is that most people have no idea what they are talking about.

And that includes reporters and pundits, whether they are for or against the Affordable Care Act.

To be clear I am not a computer expert. But I understand the site was not tested properly after some big components were combined. And that the government failed to follow up.

Beyond that, I see a lot of bad reporting "

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