smear campaign

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smear campaign

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An attempt to destroy someone's reputation:
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They have no courage to hear truth of Shahzad Akbar, therefore, they are resorting to mud slinging against Shahzad Akbar.
PTI is engaged in mud slinging and using foul language against the opponents.
Plan of mud slinging against national institutions was hatched but they should not remain under any delusion as PTI would be on roads if they tried to materialize their plan, he remarked,.
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.
"Few other issues are polluted by so much holier-thanthou, dishonest, smearing cant and political mud slinging" - Sir Bernard Ingham on tax avoidance.
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.
So when Syrian actor, Tayem Hassan, spoke publicly about his ex-wife this week, people were expecting some star-quality mud slinging.
The problem is not just mud slinging for mud-slinging's sake.
Let's ignore this pathetic mud slinging. Let's embrace all our arts organisations and help to support the spanking new Waygood Gallery and Studios, which will launch in 2010.