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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 03, 2011

That Was Fast: MSNBC's Lawrence O’Donnell Uses Bin Laden’s Death To Berate George W. Bush

(By Frances Martel, Mediaite) - With Osama bin Laden the top story on every cable news station today, one would be forgiven in believing that America has somehow sunk into a timewarp back to 2004. Adding to the surrealism today? The 8PM news hour on MSNBC opening up shop with an anti-Bush monologue laced with quotes from the President on al-Qaeda, courtesy of Lawrence O’Donnell.

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