1. World Series
Boston strong: So as you know the Red Sox won it. They beat the Cards to take the World Series. Not to get all serious, but after what Boston went through this seems fitting. After the Boston Marathon bombing in April and all the death and chaos, it was Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz’s bravado that seemed to help. Big Papi famously told Boston fans “This is our f***ing city. And nobody’s going to dictate our freedom. Stay strong.” Boston did stay strong faced with incredible violence. The town got back to work and their ball team got back to some serious play. Now Wednesday night they got to celebrate.
2. Obamacare fallout
Bad timing: How’s this for bad timing. Yesterday when Kathleen Sebelius was on the hot seat in Congress vowing to get the Obamacare website fixed – the site was still partially down. Her words were no match for the screen showing that HealthCare.gov was telling its users: “The system is down at the moment.” Still the health chief apologized during her 3½-hour congressional grilling Wednesday.”Hold me accountable for the debacle,” she said. Republicans have called for Sebelius’ firing. President Obama says he supports her but you can also add him to the list of critics of the Obamacare website. Obama told a crowd yesterday the site was too slow and too many people “have gotten stuck, and I am not happy about it.” He added: “There’s no excuse for it. And I take full responsibility for making sure it gets fixed ASAP
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