mudslinging


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mudslinging

casting malicious slurs on an opponent, esp in politics
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'The mudslinging it is also difficult for our father [former Vice President Jejomar Binay] as well because our family is not together so yun yung pinakamahirap,' she told reporters in an ambush interview before the start of her miting de avance along Metropolitan Avenue Friday night.
But I can say there cannot be more mudslinging than there is in the film industry.
Yadav added, aACoeOfficial spokespersons of the ruling parties should not be seen being busy in mudslinging and baseless political allegations when people are losing their lives and trust in the state".
The war on graft will not be won by mudslinging and chest thumping, but by taking time to understand our constitutional framework as well as working meticulously within it."Concerning bond terms given to suspects, he said they are issued based on merit.
POLITICIANS and other political actors in Bauchi state in particular and the country in general have been warned against making hate speeches and mudslinging during thier electioneering campaigns in order not to incite violence and heat up the polity.
However, PTI leader Humayun Akhtar Khan rubbished PML-N claims and said the opposition party was indulging in mudslinging prior to the upcoming by-elections.
As the general round of the parliamentary elections approaches, social media has become a hotspot for all sorts of political debates including mudslinging and defamatory comments.
ISLAMABAD:The government and the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) were called upon by theSenate Standing Committee on Interior to initiate a crackdown against those involved in online mudslinging against candidates for the upcoming general elections.
Umno presidential hopeful Khairy Jamaluddin said he was certain the contest to lead the party would not devolve into mudslinging and character assassination.
Adding to the lackluster election mood are the deep-rooted negative campaigns featuring outdated mudslinging tactics against rival candidates.
"I don't know when taking somebody's words and saying, 'You said this and here's what I think it means,' became mudslinging," Roberts said in an interview.
"PTI neither has a character nor any ideology, this is a party which use filthy language and indulges in mudslinging," he said when a reporter told him that Imran Khan's party has rejected his suggestion to form a national commission.