Is Obama tough enough?

by Bill Press -- President Obama avoids "confrontation," complains Sen. Harry Reid. That's right. Just two days after President Obama left Las Vegas, having raised beaucoup bucks for his re-election campaign, the more…

Keep Glenn Beck away from Lincoln Memorial!

by Bill Press -- He's already launched a radio and TV show, written several best-selling books, organized tea-party rallies, launched a voter-registration drive and performed his own stand-up comedy tour. So what more…

Firing McChrystal doesn't fix the problem

by Bill Press -- For commanders in the field, hidden away somewhere in the Pentagon's handbook of military strategy must be the warning: "In the middle of a war, don't waste your more…

Oil spill is not Obama's Katrina

by Bill Press -- For the last two months, commenting on the BP oil spill, pundits have been on steroids. The environmental and economic catastrophe in the Gulf has been variously labeled more…

Helen Thomas' 1st Amendment rights

by Bill Press -- In the end, Helen Thomas got the last laugh. Before anybody could throw her out of the White House Briefing Room, she denied her critics the pleasure by more…

An act of piracy on the high seas

by Bill Press -- Forget what country did it. Consider, first, the facts: Armed commandos attack an unarmed ship in international waters, open fire and kill nine civilians, including one American. What more…

The collapse of Rand Paul's political career

by Bill Press -- Think of two people who once dominated the headlines, but have suddenly disappeared from sight. They've both been hidden away. Osama bin Laden's probably living in a cave more…

Toxic talk of right-wing radio

by Bill Press -- It's getting ugly out there. And I'm not the only one to say so. "The political atmosphere obviously has been toxic," said Utah Sen. Bob Bennett after being more…

Kagan: No flaming liberal

by Bill Press -- He was the liberal lion on the Supreme Court. And when John Paul Stevens resigned, liberals like me demanded that President Obama name another proud, unabashed, full-throated liberal more…