Swift Boat may refer to:
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- Swift Vets and POWs for TruthSwift Vets and POWs for TruthSwift Vets and POWs for Truth, formerly known as the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth , was a political group of United States Swift boat veterans and former prisoners of war of the Vietnam War, formed during the 2004 presidential election campaign for the purpose of opposing John Kerry's candidacy...
, originally named Swift Boat Veterans For Truth
- SwiftboatingSwiftboatingThe word swiftboating is an American neologism used pejoratively to describe an unfair or untrue political attack. The term emanates from the Swift Vets and POWs for Truth and its widely publicized, then discredited, campaign against 2004 US Presidential candidate John Kerry.Since the political...
, political jargon for a particular form of character assassination as a smear tactic