cloud the issue(redirected from we are clouding the issue)
Like this video? Subscribe to our free daily email and get a new idiom video every day!
cloud the issue
To obfuscate or distract from the topic at hand by introducing irrelevant or misleading information. Politicians are always clouding the issue during debates by pointing out their opponents' history in other issues. Don't cloud the issue with talk about your past achievements, stick to the question I'm asking you. His muddled explanation only served to cloud the issue further for his students.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.