bully pulpit

bully pulpit

a position of authority or public visibility, especially a political office, from which one may express one's views.

Origin:
1975–80

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bully pulpit

noun
a public office of sufficiently high rank that it provides the holder with an opportunity to speak out and be listened to on any matter; "the American presidency is a bully pulpit" 
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