shouting match

noun
a loud, often abusive quarrel or argument.
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It instead becomes a shouting match, and posturing is the order of the day.
But it would have been an unedifying shouting match-hence the narrow framing.
In contrast, those flaming the religious typically end up in a worthless
  shouting match or get ignored altogether.
Whether a town hall meeting will degenerate into a shouting match depends on
  the makeup of the audience.
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