The best president Putin could buy

by Bill Press -- There's no doubt about it. Even Donald Trump now admits it. The Russian government, under direct orders from Vladimir Putin, interfered in the 2016 presidential election in order more…

The key to surviving Donald Trump

by Bill Press -- As they say, "out of the mouths of babes oft times come gems." The last night of my holiday vacation, my 6-year-old grandson, Django, popped the question almost more…

The first family for sale -- how tacky

by Bill Press -- Tacky. There's no other word to describe it. Tacky. That adjective best sums up the self-serving behavior exhibited by almost the entire Trump family so far – father, more…

Best secretary of state Kremlin could buy

by Bill Press -- OK, take a deep breath. And then consider this: We are about to inaugurate as president a man who won the election with the active help of Vladimir more…

Donald Trump: Fact-free!

by Bill Press -- We all have favorite sources for getting the best take on the news. And, like many of you, mine are the weekly New Yorker cartoons. The Dec. 5 more…

Trump's diabolical wrecking crew

by Bill Press -- Elections have consequences. We've said it before, but it's never been truer than it is today. Yes, elections have consequences, as Donald Trump is now proving by filling more…

The selling of the White House

by Bill Press -- Everybody knew that, sooner or later, this would be a problem. There's no way Donald Trump, with his name emblazoned on dozens of business properties around the world, more…

Who's next for Trump? David Duke?

by Bill Press -- If you even entertained the thought that Donald Trump in the White House would be different from Donald Trump on the campaign trail. Or, if after the campaign more…

No, I don't want Trump to succeed

by Bill Press -- In 2004, Thomas Frank wrote a very insightful book called "What's the Matter with Kansas?" After Tuesday's election results, he owes us another book: "What's the Matter with more…

Director J. Edgar Comey

by Bill Press -- It took 44 years after the death of J. Edgar Hoover in 1972 for the FBI to restore its reputation for honesty and impartiality. It took Director James more…