attack ad - definition and synonyms

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a TV or web commercial produced by a political party or candidate, especially during an election, which focuses on criticising a political opponent rather than promoting policies in a positive way

    Republican Rob Cornilles, responding to recent Democratic attack ads, argued Monday voters should consider Democrat Suzanne Bonamici's ties to David Wu.

    Submitted by Harris Park from United Kingdom on 10/01/2012