Looks like the bully pulpit still has some value, despite what the political scientists say.
Obama, with the bully pulpit of the White House, had no trouble getting attention.
And using the bully pulpit to push for broader legislative change at the federal and state level?
1904, coined by U.S. president Teddy Roosevelt, in reference to the White House.
Using high office or fame as a splendid standpoint for one's teaching or preaching: At the least, they hoped that his ''bully pulpit'' approach would help rally public support/ Theodore Roosevelt, rejoicing in the president's bully pulpit, drowned out every other voice in the United States/ Madonna has used her bully pulpit to preach scantily clad homilies on bigotry, abortion, civic duty, power, death, and safe sex
[late 1980s+; Said to have been originated by Theodore Roosevelt, and more recently popularized by Ross Perot]