(1). The process of getting a law passed by Congress. The law will ultimately include a multitude of irrelevant and contradictory provisions, ensuring lawyers and accountants will remain employed for years to come, which was likely the goal in the first place.
“What does this provision mean, anyway? Can I veto it? Why can’t I veto it? I’m the President, for Christ’s sake! Can’t we ever get something through Congress without all the sausage making? Maybe I’ll just declare myself President for Life…can I do that?”
(1). A term used to describe an individual who does not work for any particular department within a company. Therefore this person is either your boss, or the first person to get fired when things go south.
“Ross is a man with no country, a loner Dottie, a rebel. He also didn’t make his quota, so please hand him this box to collect his things.”