This is a quote from the book "The Gentleperson's Guide To Forum Spies" by Cryptome.org
...t of the initial contingency plans. Subsequent charges, regardless of validity or new ground uncovered, can usually then be associated with the original charge and dismissed as simply being a re
hash without need to address current issues -- so much the better where the opponent is or was involved with the original source.
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11. Establish and rely upon fall-back positions. Us
ing a minor matter or element of the facts, take the 'high road' and 'confess' with candor that some innocent mistake, in hindsight, was made -- but that opponents have seized on the opportunity...