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manufactroversy

Definitions

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  • n. The deliberate presentation of a largely uncontroversial matter as subject to substantive dispute in order to further a particular ideological or political agenda.

Etymologies

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Blend of manufactured and controversy.

Examples

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  • Announce something new on email
    And Hillary hauled off to jail:
    A manufactroversy
    That persists perversely.
    It's bait they will take without fail.

    November 7, 2016

  • "While it's true that last week parents were told that Andrew Wakefield's 1998 paper was fraudulent, what we're dealing with is not a "debate." It's a pseudodebate. It's a manufactroversy. The actual scientific debate over whether vaccines cause autism was over years ago."

    Source: http://scienceblogs.com/insolence/2011/01/jenny_mccarthy_weighs_in_about_andrew_wa.php

    January 12, 2011

  • A manufactured controversy.

    January 12, 2011

  • See this link .

    April 14, 2008