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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.

Thursday, July 26, 2007

Skip Prosser, Wake basketball coach, dies at 56

(Winston-Salem Journal) - Skip Prosser, the men's basketball coach at Wake Forest, collapsed in his office and died this afternoon at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, athletics administration officials said.

Prosser, 56, was at the Manchester Athletic Center when he collapsed. According to a source, assistant Mike Muse administered CPR until emergency-medical technicians arrived to take Prosser to Baptist Hospital.


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