.comment-link {margin-left:.6em;}

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, August 26, 2010

AFL-CIO president: Palin will be remembered as another McCarthy

(Politico) - AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, speaking to the Alaska AFL-CIO in Anchorage today, will take a swipe at Palin for her employment of the term "union thugs," according to prepared remarks.

Palin, he said, has come "close to calling for violence," and will "go down in history like McCarthy."


Post a Comment

<< Home