This is a quote from the book "The Gentleperson's Guide To Forum Spies" by Cryptome.org
...nalize the critics by suggesting strongly that they are not really interested in the truth but are simply pursuing a partisan political agenda or are out to make money (compared to over-compensa
ted adherents to the government line who, presumably, are not).
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7. Invoke authority. Here the controlled press and the sham opposition can be very useful.
8. Dismiss th
e charges as "old news."
9. Come half-clean. This is also known as "confession and avoidance" or "taking the limited hangout route." This way, you crea...