Bad Start and Winless After Four
3:07 PM, Oct 11, 2013 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
It was a fitting match, yesterday, in Pittsburgh. Kathleen Sebelius and her failing health care plan and the struggling Pittsburgh Steelers, whose coach has resorted to desperate measures such as banning:
The Steelers are mighty, with more Super Bowl wins than any NFL franchise, but this season is a disaster. They have lost all four of their games, thus far, and are last in their division, behind teams they once brushed by on their way to the playoffs. Cleveland, for instance.
"Cleveland?" long time Steeler fan might say, crying into his terrible towel. "Cleveland. This can't be happening. Somebody do something. Ban billiards in the locker room … suit up Bradshaw … send Polamalu on a blitz …"
Meanwhile, in Washington, Ms. Sebelius's team is struggling with the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, especially the website, with maybe one percent of the people who log on managing to navigate it all the way to a successful sign-up.
Still, as Alex Nixon of Pittsburgh Trib Live reports, an undaunted:
The event was about as successful as the Steeler's season, thus far:
One wonders if Sebelius couldn't have gone to Denver, instead, and done an event with Peyton Manning. He completes everything.
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