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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, July 05, 2011

On July 4, Commemorative Ronald Reagan Statue Unveiled in London

LONDON (The Blaze/AP) — As time goes on, Ronald Reagan’s legacy continues to have a profound impact across the globe. Last week, we reported on a new statue that was sculpted in Hungary to commemorate the U.S. president. Now, another statue — this time in London — has been unveiled to honor a true American hero.

Ronald Reagan was hailed as “a great American hero” Monday as his admirers unveiled a 10-foot-tall (3-meter-tall) statue of the former U.S. president near the American embassy in London.

Condoleezza Rice, national security adviser and secretary of state in President George W. Bush’s administration, joined British Foreign Secretary William Hague at the morning ceremony in Grosvenor Square. Below, watch Rice speak at [yesterday’s] event:


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