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.
(By Ed Morrissey, Hot Air) - Everything you need to know about why Jon Huntsman hasn’t energized Republicans and conservatives can be found in the first five seconds of his new campaign ad … or rather, 'can’t' be found. Huntsman’s team clumsily edits a statement he made on ABC’s This Week with Jake Tapper on Sunday, in which Huntsman claims that “right now, we have people on the fringes. President Obama is too far to the left …” Clearly, Huntsman’s thought did not end there (via Jim Geraghty):