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Fitting to the occasion: Even Kathleen Sebelius’ farewell speech had a 404 error

By Doug Powers  •  April 11, 2014 09:56 AM

**Written by Doug Powers

Outgoing HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was feted at a White House sendoff this morning that turned out to be perfection as metaphors go:

“So the personal reward for me at the end of the day are the folks who approach me, the strangers who approach me at a meeting or pass me a note on a plane, or hand me a phone with someone on the other end saying thank you. Their stories are so heartening about finally feeling secure and knowing they can take care of themselves and their families,” Sebelius said before pausing.

“Unfortunately, a page is missing,” she said, drawing laughs from assembled crowd.

Something about that sounds so familier…

Everybody flip over your cancellation notices and see if the end of Sebelius’ speech is printed on the other side. Or maybe somebody had to quickly grab a page and use it to plug a leak at the site.

At the end of today’s White House farewell to Sebelius, they showed a short video summing up Sebelius’ tenure at HHS and work on the Obamacare launch:

**Written by Doug Powers

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