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NBC's Chuck Todd Notices One Small Phrase That Has Seriously Undercut the 'Whole Idea of Government as a Solution


"Now we're bringing in the private sector folks."

NBC News' Chuck Todd said Sunday that the Obama administration has made an unmistakable "indictment" on the whole notion of "government as a solution" with one line in a progress report on the troubled healthcare.gov.

“While there is more work to be done, the team is operating with private sector velocity and effectiveness, and will continue their work to improve and enhance the website in the weeks and months ahead,” an administration report released Sunday states.

Todd, appearing on NBC's "Meet the Press," said of the "private sector" mention: "That is an acknowledgement that, 'You know what? If this was a government operation for a long time and it failed, now we're bringing in the private sector folks.' I mean, that is an indictment on the whole idea of government as a solution, frankly..."

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(H/T: NewsBusters)

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