Astroturfing

Cheesy Corporate Lingo CheesyCorporateLingo.com 20 February 2012

 

(1).  The creation of an artificial political movement by a corporation or special interest group designed to look like an actual “grass roots” movement.

 

“Occupy Wall Street?  That was just a clever bit of astroturfing by Moveon.org.  Unlike the Tea Party, which is totally legit…”