"Rope-a-Dope" as defined by Mrs Bill

Mrs. Bill ropes some dopes.

Clinton campaign ropes off reporters at New Hampshire parade

Then some reporter gets to ask a question. He asks, “What’s your favorite ice-cream?” She says, ““I like nearly everything.”

One would think he might have inquired about her favorite lasso material. Nylon? Jute? Polypropylene? Hemp? He would have received the same answer, but it would have been much more interesting.