WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Here are the hot Affordable Care Act topics for November 1st. It looks like everyone is talking about the extremely slow start that is reported. Not a good day for the legislation. Be sure to check here everyday for the hot headline from around the media world.
1. New York Magazine: Obamacare's first day was worse than you thought.
Notes from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services report that just 6 people signed up for Obamacare the first day.
2. CNN has a similar headline: Internal notes show paltry initial enrollment in Obamacare.
By the second day of Obamacare, 248 people had enrolled. These are not the official numbers but they're especially troubling, since an average of 39,000 must enroll daily in order to meet the goal of 7 million by March.
3. Washington Free Beacon: Problems with Obamacare are not just limited to the website
They report a Gallup poll conducted earlier in the month revealed 71 percent of Americans were still unfamiliar with Obamacare even a month after the launch.