Palin alone disqualifies McCain

by Bill Press -- It used to be true that the office of vice president didn't amount to much. Not "worth a pitcher of warm spit," in the famous words of FDR's more…

No blank check for Bush

by Bill Press -- "If Putin had written it, I would have understood it." That's what former House Speaker Newt Gingrich had to say about the big Bush $700 billion-plus bailout plan. more…

It's still the economy, stupid

by Bill Press -- Take this to the bank, if you can still find one open for business: Two months from now, we will look back and assert that the week of more…

Sarah Palin: A national joke

by Bill Press -- ST. PAUL, Minn. – Here in the Twin Cities, as in every city and town across America, there's only one question on everyone's mind: What could possibly qualify more…

New day, new world, new Democratic Party

by Bill Press -- DENVER – We are all part of history, and we experience it every day without thinking about it until, every once in a while, history hits us between more…

Hillary's the one!

by Bill Press -- Nearing the end of a week's vacation, Barack Obama now faces the toughest decision of his life. He has to come back from Hawaii ready to announce his more…

McCain wins gold for flip-flops

by Bill Press -- The 2008 Summer Olympics haven't even begun, but the first gold medal has already been awarded to John McCain: for trouncing all contenders in the International Flip-Flopping competition. more…

McCain masters Bush-speak

by Bill Press -- Ever since it became clear that John McCain would be this year's Republican nominee, reporters wrestled with a serious decision. In covering the campaign, should they or should more…