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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, June 07, 2011

Gov Chris Christie (R-NJ) Compares PBS to Soviet Union

TRENTON, NJ (MyFoxPHILLY.com) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the government should have left the public broadcasting business two decades ago.

Christie spoke with reporters at length on Monday after he announced a deal to sell New Jersey's public broadcasting network to public stations in Philadelphia and New York.

New Jersey will still hold the broadcasting licenses and will have an option after five years to renew the deal.


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