The "Procès d'intention" is a fallacy of trying to discredit someone by accusing them of bad and deceiving intentions.

Is there an English equivalent for this? In Romanian it's used quite a lot in the media, I would be surprised if the English language doesn't have something similar.


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This appears to be equivalent to the furtive fallacy, which appears in Wikipedia’s List of Fallacies as an informal fallacy.


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