Pardon — a POTUS ploy used to un-catch a caught henchman so that said henchman may hench again.
Political Ego — a power more potent than a thousand suns, but which will resist all attempts at harnessing for good until the end of time.
Science — a catch all which may be cited to bolster a generalization which may not have any science behind it.
Swamp — a festering miasma which continues to expand at a pace that exceeds that at which we discuss draining it.
Crony — a scoundrel who is in until he is out.