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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.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Local News Anchor Resigns After Appearing To MC Charity Event While ‘Intoxicated’

(By Mark Joyella, Mediaite) - A local news anchor in Springfield, Massachusetts, Paul Mueller, has resigned after a YouTube video captured his awkward–and to some in the audience, seemingly impaired–performance as MC at a charity event. As TVSpy reports, “on Saturday, Mueller served as master of ceremonies at a fund-raising gala for the Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover Foundation, an organization that gives scholarships to local students in honor of the 11-year-old boy who hung himself two years ago after being bullied at school.”


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