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Synonyms for mudslinger

one who spreads real or alleged scandal about another (usually for political advantage)

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Opposition research often drives dirty politics, but let's be candid: oppo (as it's called) makes things interesting in no small part because of its potential to ruin the candidate as much as the mudslinger.
The clincher line: All of which makes Bob Dole look pretty good and makes Bill Roy look like just another old mudslinger.
Needless to say, Confiant's book has already fomented bitter controversies, and the author has been variously called a parricide, a mudslinger, and an adroit manipulator of facts.
Redhook brews a variety of craft beer styles, including: Long Hammer IPA, Redhook ESB, Copperhook Ale and seasonal offerings, Mudslinger Spring Ale, Rope Swing Summer Pilsner, Late Harvest Autumn Ale and Winterhook Winter Ale.
Mud Buddy offers 85 models ranging from a 14 horsepower to the HD7000, a 65-horsepower mudslinger.
Seven Irish-trained hurdlers were among the list of acceptors yesterday: Jubilant Note, Silver Jaro, Stage Manager, Cuan Na Grai, Schelm, Mudslinger and The God Of Love.
Russell should also strike in the novice hurdle with Mudslinger.
Similarly, if the Willie Mullins-trained Emerson Breeze, placed in bumpers won by Mudslinger and Rickardstown, is forgiven a poor run behind Cait Ni Chaonaigh at Wexford, there's good reason to suggest he might open his account in the Kilcash Flat Race.
After all, his audience knew that Loeb, the eccentric, reactionary mudslinger, had called Bush "unfit" for the nomination in 1980 and a "spoiled little rich kid.
The agreement allows Sugarloaf to manufacture a kiddie ride that is modeled after the live PBR bull "Mossy Oak Mudslinger.
Today Nolan saddles Cuan Na Grai and Mudslinger in the 2.
The Mullins mare is marginally preferred to Paul Nolan's Mudslinger and the Joe Crowley-trained Conquistadores.
Mudslinger and Cuan Na Grai are intended starters from the Paul Nolan yard as long as the ground dries out.
Compensation awaits, if the five-year-old handles the testing conditions, as he's set to receive 8lbs from the only likely threat Mudslinger, well-backed when making a successful debut in a Clonmel bumper.
Mudslinger just got home in the feature handicap hurdle, probably the best race run at Bellewstown for years