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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, October 03, 2011

Rick Perry Under Fire for Offensive Hunting Camp Name, Herman Cain Calls Him ‘Insensitive’ Toward Blacks

(By Madeleine Morgenstern, The Blaze) - Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry is on the defensive after the Washington Post published an extensive report about a family hunting camp that at one point was known as an offensive racial slur — and still is in some circles.

While Perry’s campaign insisted that a rock on the property bearing the name was painted over in the 1980s, the Post reported the rock is very much there, with the name still visible as recently as several months ago...


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