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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.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Obama Defends Health Care Law: ‘Granny is Safe’

(By Jonathon M. Seidl, The Blaze) - Despite widespread opposition to his health care overhaul, the president doubled-down today and said opponents’ characterizations of the law “just doesn’t match up to the reality.” But recent developments may suggest the exact opposite.

The president delivered his remarks on Friday at the Families USA annual conference in Washington, D.C., a pro-health care reform event.

“You may have heard once or twice this is a job-crushing, granny-threatening, budget-busting monstrosity,” Obama said. “That just doesn’t match up to the reality.”

“I can report that Granny is safe,” he quipped:

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