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Accusing someone with a winning argument of racism as a distraction.

Named for journalist Spencer Ackerman, who promoted the strategy on the email listserv "JournoList" as a means for journalists to avoid having to cover the Jeremiah Wright controversy.
This reckless spending during a time of record deficits is irresponsible.
Racist!
An Ackerman Gambit? I've read the JournoList, too, y'know ...
by Shattered Glass July 23, 2010
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