throw mud at (one)

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throw 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 throwing mud at me!
See also: mud, throw
References in classic literature ?
You propose to throw mud at us; you believe, you hope, that some of it may stick.
Quite frankly, I refuse to give in to political bullying with Labour using the media to throw mud at us. They are trying to distract attention from their situation.
In a clear reference to that article, Thomas (pictured below) welcomed victory over Argentina by saying, "Anybody that tries to throw mud at us, don't bother.
"What bothers me is that some of these people, who are quick to throw mud at us, are the very people who can claim responsibility for Welsh rugby being in such a mess.
As bookmakers, we want to keep him in the house for as long as possible because all he's ever done is throw mud at us for decades."