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Chewbacca Defense

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  • n. A satirical term for any legal strategy or propaganda strategy that seeks to overwhelm its audience with nonsensical arguments, as a way of confusing the audience and drowning out legitimate opposing arguments.

Etymologies

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The term was first used in the South Park episode "Chef Aid", which originally aired on October 7, 1998, as the fourteenth episode of the second season. Chewbacca is a character from the film Star Wars (1977).

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  • perhaps a useful phrase for political discourse circa 2016...

    November 22, 2016