Wow, did the contractor get paid by the code line?
@PLux92 ungodly inefficient. However all those other businesses have some of the best software developers in the field.
— Wesley Hoffman (@SpaceRangerWes) October 23, 2013
And the government has somebody who claimed to be able to affect the level of the oceans, so for many, slowing the rise of the number of code lines in HealthCare.gov might have seemed within the realm of possibility.