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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.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Russian News Anchor Gives the Finger During Report About President Barack Obama

(myFOXdc.com) - A Russian news anchor flipped the bird on-camera while reading a report about the APEC summit that took place earlier this month in Hawaii.

Tatiana Limanova made the hand gesture right after she read the name of President Barack Obama.

It is unsure if the gesture was directed toward the U.S. president, Russian president Dmitry Medvedev, or someone off camera.


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