The Bully Pulpit: How Presidents Lead the Nation (and How Trump Blew It)

It is a sad thing for the current occupant of the White House, and for whatever legacy he may leave to posterity, that the term “bully pulpit” has nothing to do with the sort of bullying at which he excels. If only making fun of people, giving them mean nicknames, and rousing supporters to hate one’s enemies constituted a useful presidential skill — then we might…