smear campaign

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smear campaign

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An attempt to destroy someone's reputation:
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Talking to a private news channel, Dar said that Nawaz Sharifs address in connection with report of General Election Inquiry Commission (GEIC) was not critical of anybody despite mud slinging by the opponent.
UNTRUTHS, lies, and mud slinging - this to us seems to be what our local elections are turning into.
They always resort to the politics of the gutter when the chips are down and we will no doubt be in for a lot more of this mud slinging between now and May 7th.
Apprentice fired after mistake APPRENTICE James Hill, below, has been fired after a country fair task turned to mud slinging in the boardroom.
His accusations and mud slinging were an extension of the abuse he heaped on her during their time together.
Instead of indulging in mud slinging, the Congress should work towards evolving a well-coordinated policy so that the Centre and Naxal-affected states can combat the menace together.
So when Syrian actor, Tayem Hassan, spoke publicly about his ex-wife this week, people were expecting some star-quality mud slinging.
It looks increasingly likely that the election will be a bitterly fought affair, the mud slinging has already begun and the result could be a very close call.
He said the people have gained democratic dispensation and now it was the responsibility of the political leadership to work for the betterment of the people instead of wasting time in political wrangling and mud slinging.
DIVORCE is never easy but if there's too much mud slinging then children can suffer.
We need a mature debate on transport in Cardiff, not the destructive mud slinging that is now the sport of the Tories and their Labour friends.
If you're mud slinging, then the voters know you are hiding behind the dirt.