.comment-link {margin-left:.6em;}

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, May 24, 2006

Profile in Disgrace

By NRO Editorial Writers
National Review

Courage just got a little bit cheaper. That's the conclusion to be drawn from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library's bestowal Monday of a Profile in Courage Award on Rep. John Murtha, the Pennsylvania Democrat who made headlines last year by calling for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq.


Post a Comment

<< Home