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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 02, 2011

Outrage Over Middle School Yearbook List ‘Worst People’: Hitler, Bin Laden, And…George W. Bush

(By Jon Bershad, Mediaite) - Here’s an odd story from Russellville Middle School in Arkansas. There’s a bit of a scandal brewing after it was discovered that this year’s yearbook featured a list of the “Top 5 worst people of all time” that named Adolph Hitler, Osama Bin Laden, Charles Manson, George W. Bush, and Dick Cheney. Yikes.

Meanwhile, little seventh grader Kenny McAlary is thrilled no one’s focusing on how he looks cross-eyed in his picture.


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