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…

Renew the New Yorker – for life!

by Bill Press -- Barack Obama's campaign denounced it as "tasteless and offensive" and an insult to all Muslims. John McCain called it "totally inappropriate." They both take themselves too seriously. Pardon more…

What to do about Lieberman?

by Bill Press -- How do you recognize John McCain in a crowd? He's the guy walking alongside Joe Lieberman. Why doesn't John McCain have a cell phone? He doesn't need one. more…

The relevance of being shot down

by Bill Press -- It's only July, but already we know the rules of this year's presidential campaign. Actually, they're the same rules that apply every election: You can say anything you more…