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Bully Pulpit

The term "bully pulpit" stems from President Theodore Roosevelt's reference to the White House as a "bully pulpit," meaning a terrific platform from which to persuasively advocate an agenda. Roosevelt often used the word "bully" as an adjective meaning superb/wonderful. The Bully Pulpit features news, reasoned discourse, opinion and some humor.

Wednesday, June 22, 2005

LEAK: Durbin Apology Draft Differs from Final Version

From Scrapple Face:

An aide to Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-IL, inadvertently emailed to reporters the first draft of a speech that he delivered on the Senate floor yesterday.

The Senator apparently edited the final version before delivering the tearful apology over his recent comparison of U.S. personnel at Guantanamo Bay to the people who ran death camps and gulags.


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