Apologies that we haven’t posted in a while–the implementation of the Affordable Care Act has been busier than even we imagined.

There’s a lot going on this week, including an Exchange board meeting of Covered California on Thursday, and several meetings on Wednesday, including of the Medicaid Stakeholder Advisory Committee, the Let’s Get Healthy California Task Force.

We’ll report on that and more, but until then, we wanted to reference this commentary by MSNBC host Chris Hayes about the current national discussion of the Affordable Care Act, which conveys many (although not all) of my sentiments at the coverage and situation of the moment: