As the Obamacare enrollment numbers spooled out today, half a dozen members of Congress had the same idea: How did these figures compare to the sizes of various stadiums? So we got analyses from Texas:
Congrats to Pres Obama for spending $634 million on a site that’s enrolled enough people to fill Neyland Stadium on a Saturday #TN04— Scott DesJarlais (@DesJarlaisTN04) November 13, 2013
From South Carolina:
From the particular, magical part of Texas that gave us Steve Stockman:
Only 106,185 have signed up for Obamacare so far. The XFL drew a total of 936,392 fans. Can Obamacare outperform the XFL?— Rep. Steve Stockman (@SteveWorks4You) November 13, 2013
And my favorite:
More people have attended the Gathering of the Juggalos (107,500+) than have signed up for Obamacare (106,185)— Rep. Steve Stockman (@SteveWorks4You) November 13, 2013
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