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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, June 10, 2011

Local News Anchor Drops Inadvertent F-Bomb After Failing To Say ‘Luck’ On Live TV

(By Mark Joyella, Mediaite) - Ah, the ever-amusing f-bomb drop on live television. Why do we enjoy it so? Well, here’s another one for you. It comes to us from Roanoke, Virginia’s WDBJ-TV, where Wednesday’s noon news took an unintentionally funny turn. Anchor Holly Pietrzak was attempting to say “more teens are having luck finding summer jobs,” and you can probably see where this is headed. The “l” in luck somehow became an “f” and a viral video was born, suggesting that teens are more interested in something other than earning a paycheck over the summer.


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