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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.

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Charles Krauthammer: Donald Trump Debate Where ‘Moderator Chooses A Nominee Afterward’ Is A ‘Joke

(By Frances Martel, Mediaite) - In a strange twist that, given the way the 2012 Republican campaign cycle has gone, isn’t quite all that surprising, Donald Trump seems to have taken over the news cycle yet again, going from Republican primary frontrunner to Republican debate moderator and prompting a backlash from Republican figures who consider nominating their presidential pick a serious responsibility. Not to be left behind today, Charles Krauthammer weighed in on this issue, with a short and sweet declaration that the debate was, in fact, a “joke.”


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