bully pulpitbully pulpit
a position of power and influence used to aggressively promote one's own cause
Origin of bully pulpitfrom phrase attributed by G. Putnam (1926) to Theodore Roosevelt, referring to the presidency as offering “such a bully [= fine] pulpit” for preaching
A position, especially a public office, from which one may expound one's views to a wide audience.
Origin of bully pulpitFrom bully 1 splendid ( probably coined by Theodore Roosevelt, who referred to the presidency as a bully pulpit (“splendid pulpit”) from which he could expound his views like a preacher )