a bad, bad idea
a bad idea" Dead on
a bad idea right now, no matter which party proposes it
a dumb idea under almost any circumstances short of an invasion of the American homeland
a great idea, with many benefits
a very bad idea on both practical and political grounds
a way to get your ideas on paper
The process of taking ideas from thinking to writing.
Laying out an idea on paper, a draft often becomes a working copy of a proposed bill.