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20:54 Nov 27, 2008
English to Swedish translations [PRO] Social Sciences - Government / Politics
English term or phrase:mudslinging
Definition from The Washington Post: A personal attack made by one candidate or campaign against another.
Mudslinging goes wrong when it is used indiscriminately and becomes noise that few listen to and most condemn. Mudslinging
This year hasn't seen that level of mudslinging, but the tone of the race is undeniably more negative than in the states that came earlier on the calendar. CBS News
Enough political mudslinging can lead to a candidate dropping out of the race, especially if his or her family is being viciously attacked. Political mudslinging can become so ugly that is can cause a potential nominee to lose favor with his or her political party. WiseGEEK
Definition from own experience or research: Smutskastning syftar åt att ställa en motståndare i dålig dager.
Barack Obama undvek lockelsen att smutskasta sin motståndare.
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Perry Svensson Taiwan Local time: 02:09 Native speaker of: Swedish PRO pts in category: 4
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