More Philip Klein Articles

  • Poll is bad for President Obama, but worse for liberalism

    A new Wall Street Journal/NBC poll showing Americans with shattered confidence in President Obama's ability to lead may be bad news for him, but it's worse news for liberalism. In his 2008 campaign, Obama sought to make the election about more than merely voting for another Democrat. He spoke...

  • Here's what is actually going on with Scott Walker in Wisconsin

    As the headlines connecting him to a "criminal scheme" tell it, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is in hot water, dealing a blow to his 2014 re-election chances and any future presidential ambitions. But when one looks past the sensationalistic reporting on the issue, it’s clear the reality is...

  • Why Obamacare is driving costs instead of controlling them

    On March 5, 2009, when President Obama began his push for health care legislation at a White House forum, he faced a challenge.

  • House conservatives should also be held responsible for leadership fiasco

    For good reason, conservatives lamented the fact that House Republicans on Thursday voted to replace Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., as majority leader with his hand picked successor, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.

  • Flawed study ranks United States as the worst health care system

    A new report from liberal think tank the Commonwealth Fund released on Monday ranks the United States health care system as the worst among 11 developed countries, but the report is deeply flawed. The first giveaway that something is amiss should be the fact that the United Kingdom ranks as...



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