whispering campaign

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the organized dissemination of derogatory rumors designed to discredit a candidate

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The whispering campaign against her started and she was on the way out.
Earlier McConnell's spokesman said the new First Minister would not tolerate whispering campaigns from ministers - seen as a warning to Enterprise Minister Wendy Alexander, who has started a cabinet turf war.
The jury is still out on that, of course, but in the meantime we can be sure that free of the shackles of Westminster and away from the whispering campaigns of the people she might have expected support from, she will find a new challenge that will make the most of her many and undoubted talents.
COMMONS Speaker Michael Martin yesterday hit back at Westminster's anti-sleaze watchdog for speaking out over her claims of a whispering campaign against her.