whisper campaign

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  • Their intent was that by doing this, they would start a successful whisper campaign.
  • Alcohol and tobacco companies have used whisper campaigns to promote their products since the early 20th century.
  • Whisper campaigns are frequently used in electoral politics as a method of shaping the discussion without being seen to do so.
  • The whisper campaign is an effective and inexpensive method of exercising the national will without actually engaging armed forces.
  • Whisper campaigns are defended in some circles as an efficient mechanism for underdogs who lack other resources to attack the powerful.
  • This phenomenon has also led to the failure of whisper campaigns, as those seeking to prevent them are able to publicize their existence much more readily than in the past.
  • The speed and anonymity of communication made possible by modern technologies like the Internet has increased public awareness of whisper campaigns and their ability to succeed.
  • President Franklin D. Roosevelt was frequently a topic of whisper campaigns resulting from his support for civil rights and other topics.
  • Various authors give examples of instigation of whisper campaigns.
  • Although acquitted by the court, Mirza is shunned in public and faces a humiliating whisper campaign.
  • A former Rove staffer reported that some within the See camp initiated a whisper campaign that Kennedy was a pedophile.
  • Stock or other commodity markets are susceptible to manipulation through whisper campaigns, including attempts to both inflate and deflate prices.
  • The film presents the case that the defeat of Richards involved a whisper campaign that the governor (mother of four children) was a lesbian because she had allegedly hired many gays and lesbians to work on her re-election campaign.
  • Whisper campaigns in the United States began with the conflict between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson as the two were vying for the 1800 presidential election.
  • Rosenberg was seen as an early favorite in the 1988 race, though his candidacy was subject to a whisper campaign that the majority of his supporters were followers of his brother Erhard's est training.
  • He was accused in a whisper campaign of embezzling funds by purchasing slaves for one of his absentee clients, Thomas Ashby, and then absorbing them into his plantation workforce.
  • The state Democratic Party was accused of launching a whisper campaign alleging that Lingle was a lesbian, and that she would abolish Christmas as a state holiday.
  • At the behest of the NKVD, Skoblin began a whisper campaign to slander Tukhachevsky.
  • President Grover Cleveland was the target of a whisper campaign in 1884, when Republicans claimed that Cleveland had fathered an illegitimate child while he was still Governor of New York.
  • In the 2000 race, Rove is credited with masterminding the push poll that initiated the "John McCain has a black love child" whisper campaign in South Carolina.