3
votes
6answers
210 views

There is a word for mis-characterization of a political figure

What is it called when someone (example: a political figure) is mis-characterized constantly and untruthfully? For example a campaign constantly hammers the message: "Senator X promotes high ...
3
votes
3answers
594 views

Is the expression ‘a legitimate rape’ logically appropriate and viable? [closed]

Missouri’s Republican candidate for the US Senate, Todd Akin, made a naïve remark on anti-abortion issue that has now become the target of thundering criticism. Time Magazine (August 20th, 2012) ...