At this point, it’s just, ‘shut up and let the case speak for itself.
For heaven's sake, Netanyahu and his Republican friends should shut up.
His elder daughter Lily winds up carrying the backpack just so Jane will shut up.
Old English scyttan "to put (a bolt) in place so as to fasten a door or gate, bolt, shut to; discharge, pay off," from West Germanic *skutjan (cf. Old Frisian schetta, Middle Dutch schutten "to shut, shut up, obstruct"), from PIE *skeud- "to shoot, chase, throw" (see shoot (v.)). Related: Shutting.
Meaning "to close by folding or bringing together" is from mid-14c. Meaning "prevent ingress and egress" is from mid-14c. Sense of "to set (someone) free (from)" (c.1500) is obsolete except in dialectal phrases such as to get shut of. To shut (one's) mouth "desist from speaking" is recorded from mid-14c.
A photographer, esp an enthusiastic amateur: Two of the more prominent Senate-shutterbugs are Sens. Patrick J Leahy and John C Danforth (1940+)