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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.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

New memo shows FDR unfit to remain president

(CBS News) - A newly released memo shows that a Boston doctor who examined FDR in 1944 said he did not believe the president was fit to complete a fourth term. Katie Couric reports.


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