Argument-winning technique whereby a writer pens tedious diatribes of such immense length and intellectual flatulence that political opponents lose the will to continue debating.
So called because, like its chief practitioner, a gimlet is a small boring tool.
Not to be confused with Cohen's Neon Fallacy, named after the well-known six-foot tube.
See also Terrorists Are Bad, Whatabout? and Will-You-Condemn-A-Thon.