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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 10, 2011

'Whoops!' Fake Cop Pulls Over Real Cop And Gets Himself Arrested

(By Josh Feldman, Mediaite) - This is rather self-evident, but here’s a good piece of advice for anyone who wants to impersonate a police officer: don’t just walk up to people pulled over on the side of the road. You’re just asking for trouble when you do that.

New Mexico resident Tyree Appleberry apparently didn’t realize this and beckoned another man to pull over on the road, pretending to be an officer of the law. Only problem? The guy he pulled over was an actual cop. Awkward…


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