Guilt by association
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Guilt by association is the negative form of the association fallacy: the speaker attempts to portray one entity in a negative way by associating it with another entity which is already strongly disfavored by the audience.
Also known as: tarring with the same brush
Wikipedia: see association fallacy (as of 2009-03-15)
- Conservapedia: a term used by liberal/leftist groups to smear conservatives
dKosopedia: no article (as of 2009-03-15) SourceWatch: no article (as of 2009-03-15)