defense mechanism; combination of arrogance and sarcasm, in which the actual loser of a verbal debate negates any argument provided by the opposing side--often resulting in a sarcastic, "Oooooh, so I guess that settles it" response. Can be used directly or indirectly.
"But you can't fire me. I literally just said two seconds ago that I quit!"
"Nope, I fired you, sorry."
"Nope, you're fired."
1. "Mr. President, we punished Japanese soldiers during WWII for waterboarding OUR soldiers. It's clearly torture."
"I assure you, America does not torture."
"Sir, we are legalizing a procedure that was punished when used against us!"
"What don't you get? America does not torture. We are defenders of freedom."
2. NBC News Economic strategist: "We are in a recession."
CNN Economic strategist: "We are in an unfortunate recession."
Fox News Economic strategist #3: "It will be very difficult to get out of this recession."
President Bush: "We are not in a recession."
nipples the size of half dollars, which often contain the image of John F. Kennedy.
"Dude, look at that fat guy over there, he has Kennedy nips!"