Why Won't the Exchanges Load?

Pent-up demand is not the only reason why the health insurance exchange websites aren't loading.

I was going to write a review of the Affordable Care Act's health insurance exchanges this afternoon -- go through the process of shopping, and then tell you which exchanges were good, which were bad and so forth. Unfortunately, I couldn't actually get into most of the exchanges; they wouldn't load. Or they barfed* at creating a login. Massachusetts let me get almost all the way through, then abruptly melted down when I asked it to show me policies that I might be interested in. (It did let me browse for policies that hadn't been narrowed down by its nifty-looking, but nonfunctional, wizard.)

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