Drew Westen Materials
Biography, Publications
Articles, selected

"What Happened to Obama?" By Drew Westen, The New York Times, August 7, 2011

"Three Ways Democrats Could Choose to Lose in 2012, and What They Can Do to Avoid It." By Drew Westen, June 26, 2011

"The 3 Wings of the Republican Party: The Crazies, the Corporatists ... and Democrats." By Drew Westen, June 20, 2011

"A Message for Progressives: It's time we started growing the economy and stopped shrinking the middle class." By Drew Westen, The American Prospect, February 16, 2011

"Why tax cuts for the rich make no sense." By Drew Westen, Special to CNN, November 19, 2010

"Could We Have Predicted What Happened Last Tuesday?" By Drew Westen, November 8, 2010

"What Created the Populist Explosion and How Democrats Can Avoid the Shrapnel in November." By Drew Westen, September 1, 2010

"Language lessons for Democrats, from the political brain of Drew Westen." By Perry Bacon Jr., Washington Post, May 18, 2010

"Obama Finally Gets His Victory For Bipartisanship." By Drew Westen, January 20, 2010

"Leadership, Obama Style, and the Looming Losses in 2010: Pretty Speeches, Compromised Values, and the Quest for the Lowest Common Denominator." By Drew Westen, December 20, 2009

"Rethinking Government." By Drew Westen, The Nation, September 30, 2009 Adobe PDF logo

"Big government is good for you." By Drew Westen, The Guardian (UK), October 13, 2009

"Selling Health Care? Watch What You Say." By Drew Westen, June 28, 2009

"Why the Democrats Are Losing Ground As Obama Is Gaining It." By Drew Westen, April 12, 2009

"From 'Nuanced' to Principled: The Lessons of Pastor Rick, and Why and How Obama and the Democrats Should Make Abortion a Voting Issue." By Drew Westen, August 19, 2008