Here's an infographic that bucks common sense and shows you exactly how the sausage is made. Warning: It's quite gross.
It may have been Otto Von Bismarck who first said that "laws are like sausages; it is better not see them being made." Regardless of whether Bismarck was the saying's originator, he's probably right. However, in the spirit of our recent flood of how-meats-are-made posts, allow us to direct you to the following (possibly offensive) infographic.
Warning: The following image is a bit revolting.
See the full size here.