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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, February 22, 2012

Chris Christie Unloads on Warren Buffett: ‘Just Write a Check and Shut Up’

(By Jonathon M. Seidl, The Blaze) - We already brought you an earlier highlight from Chris Christie’s interview with Piers Morgan Tuesday night (where he wouldn‘t acknowledge Santorum’s momentum), but we couldn’t let this go unnoticed: while talking about taxing the rich, the NJ governor let Warren Buffett — who’s begging to be taxed more — have it.

“He should just write a check and shut up,” Christie told Morgan. “Really, and just contribute okay? The fact of the matter is that I’m tired of hearing about it. If he wants to give the government more money, he’s got the ability to write a check. Go ahead and write it.”

Here’s the clip that will certainly add to the Christie lore:


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