The term “swift-boating” is synonymous with nasty campaign tactics.

DNC doing prep-work in Feb 2016 … operation ‘Trump swift boat project‘, later likely better known as ‘the Russia Hoax’.
 
Q Drop # 4793 on Sept. 29, 2020
Attorney General Barr advised that the disclosure of this information will not interfere with ongoing DOJ investigations. Additional declassification and public disclosure of related intelligence remains under consideration.
 
The New York Post wrote about the Clinton Operation in 2016, but the details declassified here were unknown at the time.
 

”Hillary Clinton had approved a campaign plan to stir up a scandal against US President-elect

by tying him to Putin & the Russians.”