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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.

Sunday, June 17, 2007

Nifong to lose law license

Prosecutor calls punishment appropriate; he will not appeal



A disciplinary committee said yesterday that prosecutor Mike Nifong will be disbarred for his mishandling of the prosecution of three Duke University lacrosse players falsely accused of rape - a punishment that the veteran prosecutor said was appropriate.


Blogger Steve Brenneis said...

I'm sure Nifong won't appeal. He knows he is lucky they aren't pressing criminal charges against him.

There needs to be some kind of reckoning for the pain and ruin he has brought into those boys' lives. Personally, I think both Nifong and Crystal Mangum have gotten off far too lightly for this.

Sunday, June 17, 2007 8:48:00 PM  

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