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.
(By Christopher Santarelli, TheBlaze.com) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gave a signature performance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe“ today. In addition to giving an expected smack down of President Obama’s performance, defending Mitt Romney, and giving his views on the 2012 campaign and gridlock on Capital Hill, Christie challenged the opinions of the shows liberal co-host, Mika Brzezinski.