To inexplicably debate inane problems at the expense of fixing much larger issues; hypocritically exort others to do things one would not do oneself
To forgo long term solutions in favor of more politically expedient solutions; disregard facts due to political morass
First used by Ezra Klein
Jimmy congressed everything up last night when he kept talking. We never even left the house.
We were about to figure out where to go to dinner and then Tom had to congress it all up.