This implies that Mr. Issa’s spokesman holds the seminal job in the office, or that the nation’s governance is, in fact, all about “me,” meaning Mr. Issa.)
1. Of, relating to, containing, or conveying semen or seed.
2. Of, relating to, or having the power to originate; creative.
3. Highly influential in an original way; constituting or providing a basis for further development: a seminal idea in the creation of a new theory.[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin sēminālis, from sēmen, sēmin-, seed. See semen.]