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 Alex Alvarez, Mediaite) - Although former president George H.W. Bush has remained relatively quiet and out of the spotlight since his time in office, he’s agreed to open up about his thoughts and experiences in 41, a new documentary airing this weekend on HBO. Among the topics a usually reticent President Bush spoke candidly (if somewhat hesitantly) about is his former rival, Ross Perot.