I know how hard it is to even try and nab Bill for an interview—going through his lawyer, etc.—so how did you corral him?
And so the reaction seems to be to corral oneself off from disagreement.
Senator Paul also scorned “labels” and the tendency to corral politicians and thinkers into neat, ideological camps.
1580s, from Spanish corral, from corro "ring," Portuguese curral, of uncertain origin. Perhaps ultimately African, or from Vulgar Latin *currale "enclosure for vehicles," from Latin currus "two-wheeled vehicle," from currere "to run."
1847, from corral (n.); meaning "to lay hold of, collar," is U.S. slang from 1860. Related: Corraled.