beside the point


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And he'd probablymake a television series about it as well, but that's beside the point.
4 : not relating to <That remark is beside the point.
The issue of how much is "recyclable" and how much is not is beside the point at present.
In a conclusion that is totally beside the point, the researchers offered that rock and pop stars really do set terrible examples for our nation's children.
In a conclusion that is totally beside the point, the researchers offered that stars really do set terrible examples for our nation's children.
This may well be true but events have since rendered it completely beside the point.
Whether they find the live tiger they fell in love with in stuffed form at the American Museum of Natural History is beside the point.
All these new politicians want is to make a name for themselves,'' Riordan said, calling the measure's financial backing beside the point.
Beinart acknowledges this distinction, but fails to recognize that it blows his case, and that it makes the opening anecdote--the analytical foundation--of his book puzzlingly beside the point.
With this in mind Robert Indiana's LOVE, 1966, is beside the point, and to include Verner Panton's environment Phantasy Landscape Visiona II, 1970, is to confuse psychedelic style with psychedelic politics; Panton's environment is groovy, but completely sanitized, and was never part of any collective project.
The songs all sound the same - even new ones - but that's beside the point.