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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 14, 2011

Speaker John Boehner: I’m standing by the $38 billion number

(By Ed Morrissey, Hot Air) - If anyone doubted John Boehner’s tenacity, his appearance on Laura Ingraham’s show today shows that he’s not afraid to defend himself. A clearly skeptical Ingraham walked Boehner through the objections raised on the Right over the AP’s report on CBO scoring, and Boehner doesn’t give an inch. Ingraham’s staff highlighted the key passages, but the entire nine-minute interview is worth the time:


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