Municipal LawJonathan W. Hugg, The Legal Intelligencer
The Bully Pulpit: Defamation by Public Officials
My favorite president, Teddy Roosevelt, often referred to his office as a "bully pulpit," meaning that it was a prominent position from which he could preach his views and the world had no choice but to listen and consider them. Publicity intoxicated Roosevelt and he loved forcefully expressing his decisive opinions.
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