Political Theory

The Decline of the 140 Character Bully Pulpit

The Decline of the 140 Character Bully Pulpit

Since President Theodore Roosevelt first coined the expression in 1904, the bully pulpit has been a staple concept in the American presidency. In brief, the term originates from an antiquated use of the word “bully” which is an exclamation of something that is awesome or excellent, and pulpit describing a speaker’s podium. Roosevelt used the […]