In Animal Farm, Squealer refers to Snowball as "criminal" and his windmill as "moonshine." How does he dismiss the comment that Snowball fought bravely at the battle of the Cowshed?

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In chapter seven, rumors circulate that Snowball has been sneaking onto the farm at night and causing mischief. Hysteria quickly spreads throughout the farm, and the animals begin blaming every minor incident on Snowball. Napoleon decrees that there should be a full investigation into Snowball's activities, and the ferocious dogs carefully inspect the entire farm. Napoleon then announces that Snowball has certainly been trespassing onto the farm, which heightens the tension and fear among the animals.

Shortly after Napoleon's "investigation," Squealer tells the animals that Snowball sold himself to Frederick of...

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