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 Christopher Santarelli, The Blaze) - Has the Republican Party become too southern? In reaction to a particularly cringeworthy Rick Perry soundbite from Thursday’s debate, George Will told the rest of the panel on ABC’s This Week with Christiane Amanpour that the party indeed has become too dependent on southern states in Presidential elections: