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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 21, 2006

N. Korea’s heir apparent follows Eric Clapton on tour in Germany

World Tribune

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il's son and heir apparent, Kim Jong-Chol, toured Germany earlier this month to see concerts by rock star Eric Clapton.

...Seoul's Chosun Ilbo newspaper said Jong-Chol traveled to France and other European countries earlier this month to visit a hospital. Jong-Chol reportedly suffers from a rare illness that results in his body producing excessive amounts of female hormones.


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