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.
An Ackerman Gambit? I've read the JournoList, too, y'know ...