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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.

Friday, June 17, 2005

Tobacco deal upsets groups

From today's Winston-Salem Journal:

Congressional Democrats are voicing opposition to the terms of a likely Bush administration lawsuit settlement with the tobacco industry, contending that cigarette-makers would get off too easily.


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