The way I see it, this debate ended a few decades ago. Everything that had been brought to the table then is what we're still seeing being brought to the table now. What we "new" or "affirmative" atheists are doing is trying to knock some nails into the coffin so that this whole thing can be put to rest in what Sam Harris so eloquently calls "the vast graveyard of mythology".
The Urban Dictionary defines the Gish Gallop thusly:
Named for the debate tactic created by creationist shill Duane Gish, a Gish Gallop involves spewing so much bullshit in such a short span on that your opponent canít address let alone counter all of it. To make matters worse a Gish Gallop will often have one or more 'talking points' that has a tiny core of truth to it, making the person rebutting it spend even more time debunking it in order to explain that, yes, it's not totally
A while ago a post was reported to the moderators for failing to provide any citations or outside references in support of the claims it made. A reading of the post revealed that the claims made were not presented as statements of fact but rather personal opinion.
A statement of fact is a claim presented as objective truth. No matter what you may think, this claim is true. Claims presented as statements of fact should be able to be supported by outside references. Asking for evidence