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paint with a tar brush

paint with a tar brush
 v. phr.— «He said he objects to gun owners being painted with a “tar brush” based on the “so-called miscreancy of a few.”» —“Councilman wants city to crack down on ‘assault’ rifles” by Jennifer Wray Suburban News Publications (Columbus, Ohio) Feb. 2, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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