The Affordable Care Act requires DC lawmakers to get coverage through the new insurance exchanges, and today House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, gave it a try.

Like many Americans, my experience was pretty frustrating.  After putting in my personal information, I received an error message.  I was able to work past that, but when I went to actually sign up for coverage, I got this “internal server error” screen:


Despite multiple attempts, I was unable to get past that point and sign up for a health plan.  We’ve got a call into the help desk.  Guess I’ll just have to keep trying…

Naturally, liberal Huffpo reporter Sam Stein seemed upset. Not by the failure of the DC website, but by Speaker Boehner’s tweet:

Meanwhile, Washington DC Mayor Vincent Gray says he couldn’t be happier:

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