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So, very early reports are that Obamacare exchanges are, as expected, having some technical glitches on the first day — maybe even a bit worse than expected, because it appears that volume has been much bigger than predicted. Here’s what you need to know: this is good, not bad, news for the program. Lots of people logging on and signing up on the very first day is an early indication that it’s going to be fine, that plenty of people will sign up for the first year of health reform.

Paul Krugman