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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.

Monday, June 06, 2011

CBS News' Bob Schieffer Scolds Nancy Pelosi For Congress Doing ‘Basically Nothing’ On Economy

(By Matt Schneider, Mediaite) - House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi sat down with Bob Schieffer [Sunday] morning and her non-answers on Congressional action to tackle the problems with the nation’s economy left Schieffer in a sour mood. As Pelosi suggested President Obama has done everything to save this economy and now the focus is on jobs, Schieffer wondered “the President has been there two and a half years, I mean, why hasn’t he done that yet, what’s happened?”


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