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Embarrassing White House ‘health care bracketology’ GIFs slam dunked

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http://twitter.com/#!/JeromeEHudson/status/445615545141166080

The White House, hoping that Obamacare can ride on the coattails of the NCAA basketball tournament, is featuring the GIF-heavy “16 sweetest reasons to #GetCoveredNow”:

http://twitter.com/#!/WhiteHouse/status/445598183901503488

Among the 16 “competitors” in the Obamacare “tournament” is this:

http://twitter.com/#!/charliespiering/status/445611169668009984

Yes, this is actually on the White House website as a reason to #GetCoveredNow:

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Who hasn’t that happened to?

This has gone beyond embarrassment.

http://twitter.com/#!/BBaranowski/status/445610216789245952
http://twitter.com/#!/cheriebone/status/445612576613752832

Another “health care bracketology” competitor is a “birth control is free” happy duck GIF:

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The White House doesn’t say who actually gets stuck with the bill for that particular “freebie.”

http://twitter.com/#!/ranjoesta/status/445609042053197824
http://twitter.com/#!/JSpo_Naug/status/445612683610828801

And those are just two of the 16 “competitors” in “health care bracketology.”

“Baffled” doesn’t even begin to describe the reactions:

http://twitter.com/#!/kesgardner/status/445616645277376512
http://twitter.com/#!/RBPundit/status/445608529320480768
http://twitter.com/#!/Holden114/status/445608780961968128

"There's a girl twerking on the White House website.."
"It's a sign"
"A sign of what?"
"I don't know."— S.M (@redsteeze) March 17, 2014

http://twitter.com/#!/CuffyMeh/status/445630916056989697
http://twitter.com/#!/schuellerj/status/445618582076944385

It’s the kind of thing that makes us long for the more dignified Obamacare sales approach of “Between Two Ferns.”

Editor’s note: This post has been updated to include additional tweets.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/03/17/twerking-for-obamacare-embarrassing-white-house-health-care-bracketology-gifs-slam-dunked/



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