sling mud at (one)

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sling mud at (one)

To disparage one, especially to the detriment of their reputation. I'm trying to maintain a fair and respectable campaign, and my opponent has no problem slinging mud at me.
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sling mud at

Insult or discredit someone, as in The paper became famous for slinging mud at movie stars. This term replaced throw mud at, which dates from the second half of the 1700s.
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It's also not terribly clever to sling mud at her in interviews as their kids - who already have enough to contend with - will no doubt be tormented by their school friends.