I don't know how many of you will actually get his analogy but the hell with it…

It's pretty well known in the gaming industry — or in any aspect of software development, for that matter — that for every fix (or patch) you roll out, you create almost as many new problems. Ever notice how many updates you get for your favorite mobile apps, whether its Twitter or Plants vs. Zombies?

So why should it surprise any of us, especially in a post-smartphone (or Edward Snowden) world, that something as massive and game changing (pun intended) as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act would need its fair share of tweaks, too? (And delays or defundings or repeals don't count.)

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