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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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.
Some pols desire the enormous political opportunity the Senate offers--the chance to occupy one of 100 bully pulpits from which to stake out positions on issues of national concern.