- a position of authority or public visibility, especially a political office, from which one may express one's views.
Origin of bully pulpit
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Word Origin and History for bully pulpit
1904, coined by U.S. president Teddy Roosevelt, in reference to the White House.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper