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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, August 31, 2005

Missing and dead in NOLA


Yes, I saw the video yesterday and broke down at my desk in tears. It is the saddest thing I believe I've ever seen. And to think that he is just one in hundreds is unimaginable.

The scenes are so similar to what we saw after the tsunami, but I guess we just don't expect to see that sort of thing in our own country.


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