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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.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

MSNBC's Ed Schultz Asks Rev Al Sharpton: 'If Obama Was White Would We Be Seeking His Birth Certificate?'

(By Noel Sheppard, NewsBusters.org) - If you ask Al Sharpton if something is racist, what are the chances he's going to say yes?

On Wednesday's "Ed Show," the host asked the civil rights leader, "If this had been a white president, would we be seeking his birth certificate the way they have been doing this on President Obama?":


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