August 21, 2009 4:46 AM

Commentary: A pollster's view of Obama's health care reform missteps

The once invincible Barack Obama finds himself on the defensive — facing waning support for health care reform. So what happened? Obama misread the lesson from Bill Clinton's failed reform effort. The problem for health care reform has never been political, it's about how to effectively communicate the benefits of reform to the American public. Neither Clinton nor Obama did that.

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