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.
(Radio Vice Online) - Make no mistake, Congress will try to either ignore or gloss over the mistakes made that put us into a situation where the American tax payer will be on the hook for a trillion dollars (that numbere still boggles the mind) to right the listing financial ship we are sailing today. Already Democrats are trying to lay the blame on President Bush. But make no mistake, this financial fiasco keeps coming back to Democrats like Bill Clinton, Barney Frank, Chris Dodd and yes even Nancy Pelossi. They were duly warned as early as 2004 and instead chose to do nothing.