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Why Have The Tories Been Hiding All Their Speeches Under Their Beds?

by | 13th, November 2013

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ONCE, politicians were thrilled with their speeches. They’d be written down and shared and MPs would pat themselves on the back, all the way to the House of Lords.

However, the Conservatives have been acting really weird and looking for all the world like they’re ashamed of their past.

They have attempted to erase a record of all party speeches from the internet; the ones given in the decade before they came to power. What are they up to?

Computer Weekly said the party had not only removed the archive (from 2000 to its election in May 2010) from its own website, but it had also deleted them from the record of search engines. Russia used to like wiping things from history, but Tories don’t like it when you liken them to the Eastern Bloc.

Apparently, the party used a robot blocker to force the Internet Archive to

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