(1). A word intended to describe a politician’s ability to reach across the aisle and get legislation passed by consensus of both parties. We actually have a better chance of seeing the folks at CERN figure out how to go back in time so we can vote all of these morons out of office than finding a post-partisan politician.
“I am my own man. A post-partisan. Not beholden to any political party or special interest group. Well…other than the guys who are funding my campaign ads and stuffing all those ballot boxes for me. I’m a little beholden to those guys.”
(1). An internal meeting (see pow wow) intended to generate ideas, which quickly devolves into (1) a complaint session about the company, (2) a general discussion on last night’s American Idol results, or (3) one employee explaining all of his or her ideas in detail while the others quietly nod and check their blackberries.
“Team, I really just want this to be a brainstorming session about the direction we want to go in this year, so please feel free to speak your minds. Okay, to start, Ed will be informing you all of the direction we are going to go in this year. Ed?”