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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

Patriots Haters: If You’ve Ever Wanted To See Tom Brady Cry, Today’s Your Lucky Day

(By Mohammed Rahman, SportsGrid) - In an ESPN interview, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady looked back on the day he was taken 199th overall in the 2000 NFL draft. The feeling was apparently still so raw to Brady that just discussing the slight led him to tears.

Memo to Jets fans: Christmas has come early.

It’s a gripping two minutes of footage, because Brady is wearing his emotions on his sleeve. You don’t expect him to be so forthcoming, and when he is, it’s surprising.


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