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.
(By Colby Hall, Mediaite) - With and increased threat of violence towards members of Congress after passing health care reform, Chris Matthews had on two subjects who were intended targets – Tom Perriello and Bart Stupak (D-MI) on Hardball last night. But it was Matthews summation of the “right wing” that is certain to raise eyebrows, the video of which is below: