The public, false, and destructive verbal product of a politician or political commentator (who appears on television, radio, or in print) who *intentionally manipulates an audience by employing the illogical argument called the "False dilemma" or the argument from the "excluded middle."
P1: "A wolf has eyes; I have eyes, therefore I'm a wolf."
P2: "You're not a wolf!"
P1: "Are you saying I don't have eyes?"
(TRUTH: P1 is not a wolf.)
*There has to be intent.
Margaret's addiction to 'spindung' blinded her and those like her to the truth about the politician she supported...the same politician who drove our economy into the ground.