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The technique of interrupting someone who is making a valid point by saying, "Let me stop you right there." You can then follow with gibberish since the object is not to have a serious debate but to prevent the other person from being heard. Used when you're losing the argument.

The method is used extensively by and named for Joe Scarborough of Morning Joe cable news. When Joe is losing the argument he frequently interrupts his guests to interject nonsensical declarations. It's used along with chorus-lining to dilute the argument. It is similar to water-boarding in that it depletes the oxygen levels in the room.
His scarboroughing stopped anyone else from speaking.
"Wait a second, I have to interrupt you right there! I've got to say that I think, that back when I was in Congress, we had our differences, Back when I was in Congress, we had lunch, back when I was in Congress, we played the same top forty 70's tunes in the cafeteria, Back when I was in Congress, we had lots of soda pop and cakes, Back when I was in Congress, we wore our socks pulled up......
by stillonline December 17, 2009

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