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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.

Monday, March 21, 2011

‘Contemplated Suicide’: Bullied Casey ‘The Punisher’ Heynes Tells his Story on Australian TV

(Emily Esfahani Smith, The Blaze) - In an interview with Australia’s ACA Channel 9, 15-year old Casey Heynes finally tells his story. After a lifetime of bullying, Heynes opened up on television about the viral video in which he body-slammed a bully, about losing his friends to bullies, and about his lowest moment yet: “I contemplated suicide.”


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