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) - How big of a deal is health care reform? Democrats have been liberally comparing passing of health care legislation with the civil rights movement of the 60’s. Some see that as an apt comparison, others see it as both a pretty big reach and/or an example of hubris. This was the topic today when Neil Cavuto was interviewing Shelia Jackson Lee (D-TX).