as in libel
the use of personal attacks or insults in order to undermine an opponent the ceaseless mudslinging merely convinced voters that neither candidate was worth voting for

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“Mudslinging.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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