NFL ref debacle: Blame Romney's friends

by Bill Press -- Politics is a lot of things. But, as we learned this week, it's not everything. President Obama addressed the U.N. General Assembly. Both Obama and Mitt Romney spoke more…

Is Mitt Romney a charter member of the 47%?

by Bill Press -- In politics, there's nothing more fun than watching a politician self-destruct. Mitt Romney's doing a better job of it than most. Let me count the ways. First, his more…

Mitt Romney's treason

by Bill Press -- As consumers, we know our rights, one of the most important of which is the right to return and exchange. Whether you're buying a new flat-screen TV from more…

The only question that counts in 2012

by Bill Press -- CHARLOTTE, N.C. – In the wake of the Democratic Convention, only one question counts for voters: "Are we better off today than we were four years ago?" It's more…

Paul Ryan: Prevaricator in chief

by Bill Press -- Starting with Jerry Brown in 1976, I've been to nine Democratic conventions and seven Republican conventions. And, for better or worse, there are some convention speeches I'll never more…

Who's telling the truth about Medicare?

by Bill Press -- Having failed to make their case talking about jobs and the economy, Republicans now say they want to make this campaign a debate about Medicare (when they're not more…

Ryan-Romney ticket: Double trouble for GOP

by Bill Press -- Scary things sometimes come in pretty packages. Take Paul Ryan. Most members of the media have a man-crush on him. When he released his 2012 budget, the New more…

John Boehner's do-nothing Congress

by Bill Press -- In case you didn't know, Congress is in recess. Lawmakers have given themselves a five-week break. Unanimously. This week they voted "without objection" not to come back to more…

The dirtiest presidential campaign ever

by Bill Press -- I don't have to tell you. Politics has sunk lower than ever before. All we see from the Obama campaign are negative ads. And this despite the fact more…

The NRA has blood on its hands!

by Bill Press -- For me, the first sentence of a New York Times article, the Monday after the Aurora, Colo., shooting, says it all: "Unhindered by federal background checks or government more…