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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.

Friday, May 06, 2011

MSNBC Appears To Hold Obama’s Ground Zero Trip To Different Standard Than Bush

(By Matt Schneider, Mediaite) - [Yesterday] President Obama visited Ground Zero in what basically seemed like a gesture to allow as many people as possible to thank him personally for ordering the mission that found and killed Osama bin Laden. Given the enormous accomplishment, Obama is certainly entitled to the victory lap and it seems hard to complain about anything that serves as a tribute to the fallen victims of the terrible tragedy. But let’s be clear, such a trip benefits the sitting President politically and this fact 'at one time' was readily apparent to many of the folks at MSNBC.


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