To bravely expose the lies and manipulations of a powerful person seeking to achieve self promotion based on a falsified personal history and thereby prevent the success of his or her deception.
It took a lot of guts to go up against the lying billionaire, but they were able to swiftboat his dreams of taking over the country.
To be outed a hypocritical liar.
Thank God Kerry was swiftboated before he got elected President.
To thwart a conspiracy to deceive the public by getting the facts out on someone despite a concerted effort on the part of the media to ignore and/or actively discredit a politically inconvenient truth.
ABC's false stories were unable to prevent the veteran's group from being able to swift boat Kerry's Vietnam fantasy.
The act of exposing the exagerated or inflated claims of a person seeking to promote themselves into a position of authority.
He would have gotten away with his outrageous lies if not for the swiftboating he received at the hand of his classmates.