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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, March 25, 2011

Jon Stewart To Bret Baier: ‘Main Thrust Of Fox News Is Not Objective News Gathering’

(By Frances Martel, Mediaite) - Worlds collided on the 'Daily Show' [last night] as Fox News’ Bret Baier took the interview seat across from Jon Stewart to talk about his work at the network and why, essentially, Stewart should respect them. With the audience as an army behind him, Stewart tried to explain why, with Baier and Shepard Smith as exceptions, he couldn’t quite get behind the rest of the network, beginning with his believe that Fox’s “main thrust is [not] objective news gathering.”


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