FROM PARODY TO PROPHECY: ‘SNL’ Skit Correctly Predicted ObamaCare

Published on November 1, 2013

WASHINGTON – A “Saturday Night Live” parody of Obamacare and the healthcare.gov website got a lot of laughs when “SNL”‘s Kate McKinnon portrayed Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

Little did the cast know how accurate its over-the-top satire would be.

“Millions of Americans are visiting healthcare.gov, which is great news,” McKinnon said during the opening of last week’s show. “Unfortunately the site was only designed to handle six users at a time.”

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While the audience laughed, it turns out the satire wasn’t that far off.

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