bully pulpit

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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

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Mayor Parker's use of her bully pulpit to silence pulpit freedom must be stopped in its tracks.
It becomes audible only when the din of diverse theological dominologies, with their church and state bully pulpits, dies down: in a certain vibrant apophasis: what he calls "the silent promptings of God's divinely subversive call.
And CEOs should use their own bully pulpits to begin correcting a system that is putting America's economic success story at risk.
In the early days of American journalism, papers were often owned by wealthy men who used them as bully pulpits for their own views.
He notes that governors control huge budgets, appoint large staffs of officials to oversee everything from banking regulation to health-care programs, have the ability to make or break redistricting plans, and possess some of the most powerful bully pulpits in the nation.