Recently, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius announced she is leaving the Obama administration, to be replaced by Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell. Though we’ve consistently opposed HHS policy during Secretary Sebelius’ tenure, we can’t help but feel some measure of pity for the former Kansas governor, who served as the public face of one of the most spectacular public policy failures in American history. While our sentiments might not quite reach the level of sympathy, we can certainly understand why she wanted out.
There is, of course, a political motivation to the timing at work here. Had Secretary Sebelius announced her departure at any point between Obamacare’s Login to read more