Stink-pot warfare

In researching the Merewether tramway on Trove I cameĀ  across a phrase describing a political activity that is so enduring that I’m surprised that the term is no longer used.

Stink-pot warfare … the act of

“hurling at the Government such charges (regardless as to the truth of them), in the hope of discrediting the Government before the eyes of the people”

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