Your humble correspondent had a snarky little revelation this morning: two words, seemingly quite different, but with a single meaning:

CONstipation: can’t pass anything
CONgress: can’t pass anything

In both cases, the inability to “pass” can be because of an obstruction, or a result of stuffing one’s self full of unhealthy junk that has no substantive value.

In both cases, the inability to “pass” can make a person crabby. Also, their discomfort can cause some odd facial expressions:
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Nope, not a coincidence at all. Ladies and gentlemen, the reason our Congress can’t do much of anything: they are, literally and figuratively, full of s***.

Mr. Blunt and Cranky