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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.

Friday, September 16, 2011

This Could be the Wildest Car-Crash Description You Ever See

(By Jonathon M. Seidl, The Blaze) - “I felt like Chris Farley had come back to life,” is how the local anchor described what your about to see.

Meet Phoenix man George Lindell. He was driving down the road minding his own business Thursday when he was rear-ended by another driver. Sounds like a fairly ordinary accident. But just wait until you hear Lindell tell you the story. Not only did he get rear-ended, but the man who rear-ended him became trapped inside his SUV after he lost control of the vehicle, rolled over, and struck a utility pole.

Now that’s a little more incredible. But you still haven’t seen or heard Lindell describe it to KSAZ-TV. Why do you need to see it? Well, let’s give you a visual taste. It starts fairly normal, but quickly picks up:


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