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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, May 10, 2011

Dick Cheney: Bring Back Waterboarding; "Wrong" To Call It Torture

(Real Clear Politics) - "Waterboarding and all of the other techniques that were used are techniques that we use training our own people," former Vice President Dick Cheney told the "FOX News Sunday" program. "This is stuff that we've done for years with own military personnel and to suggest that it's torture I just think is wrong."


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