(1). A vote to pass a bill that you, Congressman, don’t like, but that your weak, weak party leaders are forcing you to support (or else they’ll take away your chairmanship of the House Parking Spot Committee).
“Well, Joe…I consider this one a hold-your-nose vote. Something don’t smell right in Washington, and this time it’s not Joe Biden’s vodka breath! Wait…are we live?”
(1). “Policies and Procedures Manual”; or in other words, an endless document no one reads that outlines a bunch of rules no one follows.
“Okay, guys, so we’re rolling out the new PPM for check presentments this week. I’d like everyone to read through it and let me know if you have any questions. It’s only 247 pages, so it shouldn’t take you more than a weekend.”