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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.

Thursday, October 06, 2011

NC Zoo Wants to Drop State Control

ASHEBORO, NC (WGHP) — North Carolina Zoo officials are proposing privatization, saying government red tape is keeping them from improving the venue as quickly as they would like.

The zoo has hired a consultant to determine exactly how privatization would work, and they hope to get a copy of the consultant's report by the end of the month.

Not only does a slow-moving bureaucracy worry state officials. So do state budget cuts.


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