If you try it, it usually gets penciled or frowned out of existence by one editor or another as a cheap shot.
First, the cheap shot threats that might have intimidated other victims and their lawyers don't faze me.
: some dirtymouth comedian who made cheap-shot race jokes
(also shot) A malicious insult or action; something crude, underhanded, and damaging: Well, the race for governor isn't a festival of cheap shots/ Keenan shouted, ''Didn't you just take what is known as a cheap shot?''
: He'd say ''Hey, don't cheap shot my son''/ If a person's going to cheapshot me, it just shows how low he is (1960s+ Sports)