Straight out of Mad magazine: Spy vs. spy

by Bill Press -- Truth is, indeed, stranger than fiction. We found that out again this week. Not even John le Carre or Daniel Silva could write a spy novel as multi-leveled, more…

Is Obama a tyrant or a weakling?

by Bill Press -- I'm not ashamed to admit it: I love politics. I've been at it for decades. It's important. It's fun. I've made a good living out of it, as more…

An executive order Obama should sign

by Bill Press -- What a difference a year makes. It was only a year ago that Republicans were among the loudest voices for comprehensive immigration reform. Of course, they were speaking more…

It's time for a second look at LBJ

by Bill Press -- The contrast could not be greater. Last year, we marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This year, we note the 50th anniversary more…

Rand Paul's Monica Lewinsky craze

by Bill Press -- OK, let's say you're a freshman Republican senator, but already a force within your party and a rising media star, and you're thinking about running for president in more…

Drawing the line on Obama haters

by Bill Press -- If you thought political rhetoric had sunk as low as it could, think again. We've never seen as much hate speech directed against any president as the vitriol more…

Obama must get bolder with the pen

by Bill Press -- What was Obama thinking? He's never made any secret of his disdain for members of Congress. After all, he made it all the way to the White House more…

My big stoned gay wedding

by Bill Press -- One of the first lessons every political activist learns the hard way is: Change doesn't happen overnight. No matter how noble the cause, it usually has to simmer more…

Does anybody believe Gov. Christie?

by Bill Press -- Only in New York. Yes, only in the New York media market would a barely-sworn-into-office mayor get in hot water so fast over so trivial an issue. But more…

Et tu, Brute? Robert Gates betrays Obama

by Bill Press -- There are many things wrong with former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' new book, starting with the title. He calls it: "Duty." It should have been called: "Bobby, We more…