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…

You can't legislate by the Bible

by Bill Press -- A couple of years ago, in a book called "How The Republicans Stole Religion," I urged Democrats to steal religion back. Today, Barack Obama is doing just that, more…

McCain sells out to Big Oil

by Bill Press -- Elections are about the future, whether for the city council or the White House. In this election for president, one candidate represents the future while the other candidate more…

Are Republicans having buyer's remorse?

by Bill Press -- You almost have to feel sorry for Republicans. As presidential nominee of their party, they could have chosen Rudy Giuliani, or Mitt Romney, or Mike Huckabee. Instead, they more…