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The Obama administration relaunches HealthCare.gov, but the program still has its share of detractors. (4:01)

>> Jon: HEY, WELCOME TO "THEDAILY SHOW", MY NAME IS JON

STEWART.

MY GUEST TONIGHT, WE ARE VERYEXCITED, WE HAVE SIR IAN

MCKELLEN, HE IS HERE TO PROMOTEJENNIFER LAWRENCE IN "THE HUNGER

GAMES", WE DON'T KNOW WHY BUT WEWILL CONTINUE TO DO THAT.

WE HAVE BEEN GONE A WEEK, OURTOP STORY YET AGAIN TONIGHT, A

UPDATE ON HEALTHCARE.GOV THATWAS SUPPOSED TO PROVIDE A ONLINE

MARKETPLACE FOR HEALTH INSURANCEBUT INSTEAD IT RECORDS YOU

HAVING SEX AND MAILS IT TO YOURPARENTS WITH THE TITLE CHRISTMAS

SURPRISE.

>> WHY DOES DO IT THAT? OBAMAADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS

PROMISED US BY NOVEMBER 30TH THEWEB SITE WILL BE FUNCTIONAL AND

AS YOU KNOW IT HAS ALREADY BEENNOVEMBER 30TH SO THE SO.

>> WHITE HOUSE IS NOW WORK FOGTHE VAST MAJORITY OF PEOPLE WHO

ARE TRYING TO USE IT.

IT CAN NOW HANDLE 50,000 USERSAT A TIME, 800,000 A DAY.

>> THEY SAY THEY HAVE LOWEREDRESPONSE TIME TO ABOUT ONE

SECOND AND THE ERROR RATE BELOWONE PERCENT.

>> Jon: OH, MY GOD.

THAT ONE PERCENT.

I DON'T KNOW WHAT THAT IS.

OF COURSE THE DOWN SIDE IS THATTHE ONLY ERROR THAT OCCURS IS A

REALLY BAD ERROR.

HEY, YOU DID IT, GUYS AND TOCELEBRATE I GOT YOU A CARD, I

THINK YOU WILL ENJOY IT, IT SAYSCONGRATULATIONS ON DOING THE

THING YOU SHOULD HAVE DONEMONTHS AGO BEFORE WE LOST FAITH

IN THE GOVERNMENT.

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]>> CONGRATULATIONS.

THAT IS NOT TO SAY THERE STILLAREN'T PROBLEMS.

MOST OF THE FRONT END MAY BELOOKING GOOD, PEOPLE MAY BE ABLE

TO GET ON AND GET RESPONSES, BUTTHE INFORMATION COMING OUT THE

BACK END TO THE INSURANCECOMPANIES IS STILL GARBAGE.

>>>> I AM STARTING TO FEEL BAD FOR

THEM.

BECAUSE MY GUESS IS THAT YOUFOLKS, LIKE MYSELF, THE FIRST

THING YOU THOUGHT OF AS YOUWATCHED THAT WAS, HEY, IT SOUNDS

LIKE YOU ARE DESCRIBING THEFROTHING RECTAL JUICE.

FOR WHICH YOU ARE -- WE WILLHAVE TO WATCH THESE WORDS NO

WATER, NO MATTER WHAT HE ISTALKING ABOUT.

HE CAN'T DESCRIBE A WEB SITE ASHAVING GARBAGE OUT THE BACK END,

IT IS LIKE ORDERING CAPPUCCINOWITH EXTRA FORM, CAN I HAVE A

COFFEE WITH THE MILKY BUBBLE? YOU KNOW WHAT? (BLEEP) IT, JUST

GIVE ME SOME TEA.

>> ANYWAY, THE POINT IS THEREARE STILL SOME PROBLEMS WITH THE

OBAMA WEB SITE AND ONE OF THEMIS NOT GOING AWAY WHICH IS THE

FUNDAMENTAL FLAW OF THEAFFORDABLE CARE ACT, THE FEDERAL

GOVERNMENT IS NOT CAPABLE OFRUNNING THE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM,

BUT WE SHOULD ROOT FOR ISPRIVATE, SAFER OPPORTUNITIES TO

IMPROVE THE HEALTHCARE DELIVERYTO MAKE HEALTH INSURANCE MORE

AFFORDABLE.

>> Jon:.

>> FORGET ABOUT OBAMACARE IF WECAN LET THE PRIVATE SECTOR RUN

RAMPANT IN MEDICAL CARE, MYGOSH, YOU WOULD BE ABLE TO BUY

THE EQUIVALENT OF AN IPHONE LIKEYOU CAN NOW FOR $29.

>> Jon: WHERE DO YOU GET YOURPHONE? I AM SURE THE ONLY WAY

YOU CAN GET THE IPHONEEQUIVALENT FOR 29 BUCKS IF YOU

GO TO CHINA TOWN AND SNATCH UP ASNAPPLE Y PHONE, WHICH YOU CAN

USE TO PLAY ALL THE TOP GAMES,YOUR IRRITATED BIRDS, YOUR CANDY

CRUNCH, IT IS NOT EVEN CANDY,THAT IS LO ZENK.

>> MY PERSONAL, LOZENGE.

>> MY FAVORITE, ROOT NINJA.

>> IT CATCHES THE EXCITEMENT OFPACKING AWAY AT A ROOT, BECAUSE

THEY ARE HARDER TO --

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