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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 14, 2011

Mitt Romney Enters Epic Video Fray with New ‘Bump in the Road’ Ad

(By Billy Hallowell, The Blaze) - Have you seen Mitt Romney’s epic campaign ad? Rather than focusing on his own ideals and policies, the former Massachusetts governor takes on one of Obama‘s quotes about America’s economic recovery (“There are always going to be bumps on the road to recovery”) and uses it as the basis for the ad.

With polls showing that the nation is most concerned about the economy, health care and unemployment, Romney strategically targets Obama‘s handling of the nation’s finances.

The video presents Americans who have been impacted by the financial crisis; they all repeat the following line: “I’m An American — not a bump in the road.” Each individual holds up a card that explains his or her economic hardship. It’s pretty impactful. Watch it for yourself, below:


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