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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, June 16, 2011

Clarence Clemons' condition still serious; Doctors say first hours critical in a stroke

(The Asbury Park Press) - As music fans across the Jersey Shore pray for Clarence Clemons, the legendary saxophone player for the E Street Band remains in stable condition in a Florida hospital after suffering a stroke over the weekend.

Though his vital signs have improved, according to reports, Clemons’ condition is still serious.

The first hours after a stroke are vital to recovery, said Dr. Stephen Martino, a neurologist with Meridian Neuroscience.


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