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 Matt Schneider, Mediaite) - Republican Senator Rand Paul appeared on 'Good Morning America' and when George Stephanopoulos asked him if he was worried about backlash against the Tea Party from the public who favor a union’s right to collectively bargain, Paul suggested the Tea Party is not where people should direct their anger. “I don’t think the Tea Party started this, circumstances did” Paul commented.