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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.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Rep. Barney Frank Was Showing Off An… Um… Interesting Look On The House Floor Today

(By Jon Bershad, Mediaite) - Today in the House, Barney Frank took to the floor to speak about bank failures. Frank currently has a cast on his left hand and so he wore his suit over his shoulders. This both gave it the appearance of a cape and also showed off an awesome bright blue sweater. The look was…mesmerizing.


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