hatchet job

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A treatment which serves primarily to disparage its subject; a piece of criticism which aims to destroy a reputation.
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"State of Denial" by Bob Woodward is accused of being nothing more than an election year hatchet job by many Republicans.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

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