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Published: Thursday, April 10 2014 9:13 p.m. MDT

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David
Centerville, UT

"Many outside experts who have blamed weak leadership at the White House and the health agency Sebelius heads."

This is the first time I have heard of weak leadership at the White House.

This leaves me deeply concerned.

(Sarcasm off)

Obama was a community organizer who never ran a business. He won a Senate seat once, from Chicago. He avoided controversial votes. He had very little experience. What could we expect?

Unfortunately we must all suffer. Just a few more years though.

Madsen Hall Magic
Centerville, UT

Obamacare is a bad system and a bad law. Sebelius didn't have a chance. Democrats will be hurting badly come November 2014.

Danny Chipman
Lehi, UT

First good news I've had today.

wer
South Jordan, UT

The administration said she wasn't pressured to leave. Of course she was. They threw her under the bus in an attempt to protect the real culprits in the White House. Just like they have tried to do with the Benghazi mess and anything else that they have touched.

Scorched earth policy as more and more people are finally realizing the dangers and damage of this administration.

george of the jungle
goshen, UT

How many people does this make now that quit rather than have to have any thing to do with the President. Does any one know that you have to pay their own Dr. bill than get reimbursed through Obama care insurance. Who will this help. Not the guy that has 85 cents to their name after all the utility bills and grocery's are bought. Maybe the Medical will make a killing on it.

boneheaded, but not a smidgen
SLC, UT

I hope she writes a truthful book about this president and his administration, not holding my breath though.

GaryO
Virginia Beach, VA

Katerhine Sebelius resigns and moves on after five years and a job well done.

"But she leaves after presiding over the disastrous launch of the health law’s new online insurance marketplaces last fall. The failure . . . "

What "failure?" What "disastrous launch?"

The ACA met and EXCEEDED its first goals by signing up over 7.1 million people.

That's no failure. That is SUCCESS.

Sure it had a rocky start, but a bad start does not equate to a loss.

Congratulations Catherine Sebelius on a job well done.

It's a win for the Obama administration, and a WIN for America, all the bitter, regressive Republican naysayers notwithstanding.

LVCoug
NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV

It isn't flawed, it's doing exactly what it was designed to do: fail miserably. That way, the same people who created this mess can swoop in with a supposed solution which is, of course, a single payer system. We think we have problems now...

SCfan
clearfield, UT

Well, now you can all bet that the name Sebelius will be mentioned by every Democrat running for re-election. They are going to use her as the scapegoat for their failure. At least Bush is finally off the number one hook as the reason. If the American people were really smart they would give the Republicans 2/3rds majority in Congress in November. Then they could pass veto proof legislation and Obama would become the lamest duck President in history. Which is where he belongs.

Thid Barker
Victor, ID

I feel sorry for Sebelius. She was forced to defend all the numerous lies we were told trying to sell a seriously flawed and ever changing Obamacare. She did her best but she was doomed to failure from the start. For example, we recently learned that according to McKinsey Research, "Only 14% of Obamacare exchange sign-ups are previously uninsured enrollees." So the lies from the White House and the Democrats continue. November can't come soon enough!

Mountanman
Hayden, ID

We have learned that only a fraction of the heralded 7 million "enrollees" have paid up! Do you Obamacare supporters know what happens to any business where the "customers" do not pay?

J-TX
Allen, TX

Scape Goat. Who will Obama blame for the NEXT debacle? Unfortunately we will probably only have to wait a week or so to find out....

patriot
Cedar Hills, UT

ahhhhh.... so one week Barack and grin'in Joe are out tooting their horn about the wonderful success of Obamacare and its phony 7 million sign up number and the next week the head of the whole thing resigns. Yes sir that certainly breeds confidence. Yes that ususally happens in business when something succeeds - the head of the whole thing resigns. What a joke. I'm guessing this embarrasing news won't be front page NY Times or NBC news with Brian Williams.

patriot
Cedar Hills, UT

re:GaryO

HA!! Gary you have got to the only guy I know who is trying ever so hard to find some sort of congratulations for Sebelius. Good luck with that!! Recall Gary also the 7 million number is misleading. Less than 1 MILLION have actually PAID for Obamacare Gary - were you aware of that? It helps to know the entire story and not the selective propaganda put out by the White House. Now if that 7 million number were comprised of actual people who had PAID for Obamacare insurance via the exhanges and not just taken the free Medicare option and had those 7 million been composed of young healthy people then I would agree that there would be something to celibrate but none of that is the case Gary. The actual picture is bleak and that is why Sebelius resigned. Actually the woman was given an impossible task and she predictibly failed. Don't get fooled by the White House propoganda Gary - remember the lie of the year "if you like your insurance you can keep it period"? Remember that lie Gary? This 7 million number is more of the same ole same ole from Barack.

worf
Mcallen, TX

Great!

Unfortunately, school children are held more accountable for silly test scores, than Kathleen Sebelius, or Obama for the flaws in this healthcare issue.

GaryO
Virginia Beach, VA

Really patriot?

I’m the only guy you know who is congratulating Sebelius?

Apparently I’m the only reasonable person you interact with.

. . . . That’s Ok.

You don’t have to thank me.

jsf
Centerville, UT

If you lose a middle page of your planned speech, is that the equivalent to a computer program crashing in mid run? If that is the case Sebelius' resignation crashed just like the healthcare website. She should not have been in the position to begin with and she was put there by Obama.

TRUTH
Salt Lake City, UT

If ACA/Sebelius/Obama is ever marketed in a vending machine....you will find them right next to the nuts!

worf
Mcallen, TX

Kathleen Sebelius is not the only person who should resign.

Shouldn't we have leaders who are competent, honest, and know what to do?

worf
Mcallen, TX

Lets face it.

She was fired, and it's being covered up.

We just can't get honest reports.

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