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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.

Monday, August 01, 2011

George Will Proposes 'Krugman Election': 'Resolved - Government Is Too Frugal. Let's Vote'

(By Noel Sheppard, NewsBusters.org) - George Will and Paul Krugman had another great debate Sunday about the role of government spending in stimulating the economy.

As the New York Times columnist predictably whined about the need for more federal spending not less, ABC's lone conservative said on "This Week," "It would be good to go to the electorate and have a Krugman election this time, saying: resolved, the government is too frugal - let's vote":


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