Kristina Ribali (@KristinaRibali) April 24, 2014
Cover Oregon, the state’s Obamacare exchange, was a train wreck from the start and just kept getting worse.
KATU reporter Chelsea Kopta had the news today that Cover Oregon will likely fold, and what state officials plan to do with the unspent federal money (spoiler alert: It doesn’t involve giving it back to federal taxpayers).
Exactly how much federal money did Cover Oregon spend on the colossal failure?
So Cover Oregon hadn’t yet spent all the federal money, which leads to the question of the day:
And the unsurprising answer:
They can just keep it? A little bonus for all the failure?
We’ll have to wait and see about that.
When it goes, Cover Oregon will take with it millions upon millions of taxpayer dollars, but leave behind one of the weirdest promotional ads of all time:
Wow. Real hard to believe things didn’t work out, isn’t it?