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) - This is an interesting exercise in looking inside the mind of a liberal. They, in this case, Cong. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Chris Matthews’ favorite) explains that this bank crisis is the Republicans fault, that the Democrats tried for two years to stop this by “reigning in CEO pay.”