word of the day: November 01, 2010
A controversy that does not exist until created for political gain. A contraction of non and controversy
Flag-burning is so rare that it is a nontroversy when used by Congress to appear to be protecting family-values.
Noun. A trumped up dispute, especially one fueled by undue media attention, based on a lie or statement taken out of context. The dispute is usually between sides holding opposing views, one grounded in reality and facts and other completely fabricated but irrationally clung to no matter the arguments against it.
Anyone willing to invest 10 seconds on Google research will tell you that Climategate was a total nontroversy.
The result when either left or right-wing, knee-jerk reactionists try to make something seem controversial, when basically it's not.
"For all the hot air being blown about the room last night by both the Conservatives and the Liberals, it all added up to one big NONTROVERSY."
A controversy that has been exploited to the point that it is no longer newsworthy, thus losing complete credibility.
The redundant coverage surrounding Brittany Spears is a complete Nontroversy.