November 13th, 2013

Remember, Remember

Some brass neck from the Tories; caught red-handed deleting their internet history, they have managed to shoehorn “Labour’s economic mess” and “hardworking people” into their response to the story. The problem with this cackhanded  tidy up  is it will only put their many broken promises in the spotlight. It will take more than some website trickery for people to forget Osborne’s inheritance tax u-turn or the immense stupidity of pledging to match Labour’s spending against all better judgement. The Staggers has a full list of what Digital Dave doesn’t want you to see, but luckily YouTube never forgets:

The political equivalent of being caught deleting your browsing history by your wife…


67 Comments

  1. 1
    Tory Boys Are From Mars says:

    Take me to your presidium

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  2. 2
    WelshRacer says:

    and surely those web archive sites will bring up these missing pages?

    Imagine if all the speeches made by Churchill were deleted forever? Who on earth came up with this stupid pointless idea in the first place?

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  3. 3
  4. 4
    Max Mosley says:

    “but luckily YouTube never forgets:”

    Oh Yea?

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  5. 6
    Nick Clegg says:

    Is this when I have to say sorry?

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  6. 7
    Mitt Romney says:

    The the conservatories even have a Mr Leader?

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  7. 11
    Harrison Umunna says:

    The Conservatives deleting their internet pages? Scandalous.

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  8. 13
    Websters Tory Dictionary says:

    Promise

    Means precisely fuck all, especially when prefixed with ‘Cast Iron’

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  9. 14
    Owen Jones says:

    Come the revolution they will be disposed of.

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  10. 16
    Axe The Telly Tax & Religion &Kill All Eco-loons says:

    The hordes of Romas flooding the UK from next year will make a mockery of Cameron’s promise to “reduce immigration to the tens of thousands”.

    Try and airbrush it out, but we will never forget or forgive.

    Vote early,vote often,vote UKIP :-)

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    • 22
      Dàvid Camerön says:

      It will be reduced mark my promise. Once there is no room for anyone else.

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    • 49
      Anonymous says:

      It’s the electorate that will make a mockery of of the Tory party at the next GE.
      Cameron, if then still leader of the party, will ensure it’s demise as a result of his broken promises & failure to take action to implement the wishes of the majority of the electorate.
      The sooner he is deposed,the better.

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    • 56
      Dave Likes a Big One Up the Arse says:

      As fellow citizens of a federal Europe they are merely moving from one state to another. They are not immigrants and anyone treating them as such will feel the full force of the law (subject to arresting officers level of fitness). I really can’t see what all the carping is about I’ve made gay rights universal and my drive to reduce red tape and place filling quangos has amazed everyone. Anyone who does not like bum sex is swivel eyed loon and has no place in my party.

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    • 62
      Anonymous says:

      The census has been scrapped.

      You will never know how many come here.

      Which is why they scrapped it…

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  11. 18
    Dàvid Camerön says:

    I say, while we are at it can we also get rid of that horrible .co.uk TLD, it’s just so terribly terribly parochial. The world must think we are a bunch of savages.

    Let’s have a .everyonewelcome instead. If its too long how about .gay?

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  12. 19
    Newsfox says:

    This has mega implications. Anyone with power can delete stuff off the Net. As usual, the one time when hysterical coverage might be merited and the media ignore!

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    • 23
      Axe The Telly Tax & Religion &Kill All Eco-loons says:

      Perhaps they are hoping people will even forget their printed manifesto promises because most people will be forced to burn their copy to keep warm this winter.

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    • 25
      Wolfgang Herrmann says:

      Yep. It’s always the way.

      If you have enough money or enough knowledge then history is now there for you to control. Frightening indeed

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    • 38
      Another Engineer says:

      No, anyone who runs a web server can delete stuff from some sites.

      Its part of the protocol.

      I don’t know why they wanted them removed – perhaps the website administrator screwed up, perhaps they did want to hide stuff, who knows. But it isn’t a secret how to do it:

      http://www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html

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      • 42
        One-term Dave (dragging the Tories to their grave) says:

        I wanted it removing because it’s bally embarrassing for me – it made me look a right tit. But now you’ve all found out I had it removed because it’s embarrassing and makes me look like a right tit, it’s even more embarrassing and makes me look an even bigger tit.

        Bally Hell.

        Oh well, only another 18 months of this and then I’m off to a well-paid non-exec job in the City. Spiffing!

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      • 48
        Casual Observer 3 says:

        Archive / Google cache likely will have it.

        If the other parties have not been asleep they should have been mirroring the Tory sites for when this sort of thing comes up. The press likely have.

        One should ignore robots txt in this case. NSA / GCHQ for sure do.

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    • 52
      White Hat Geek says:

      The media is government controlled these days.

      Robots txt tells you what to pay attention to :-)

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  13. 20
    Genghiz the kahn says:

    What is Cameron trying to hide guff like The Greenest government in history?

    Absolutely pathetic stuff, we have always been at war with Labour.

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  14. 28
    This Week's Edition of the Newspeak Dictionary says:

    The word “Delete” or “Deleted” does not exist. It never existed. All usage of it has been ..removed, retrospectively.

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  15. 30
    Jimmychew says:

    The trouble with these types of stories is that they never get into the mainstream media outlets. So the audience is fat too limited. They mainly fall on stony ground. It’s a similar type of problem all round and the politicians can do what they like with impunity.

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  16. 32
    Tory Robots.txt attempted upload says:

    Disallow: /2013/11/13/remember-remember-4/

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  17. 39
    Axe The Telly Tax & Religion &Kill All Eco-loons says:

    They can delete their internet history but the voters will delete the Tories from government on May 7th 2015.

    Tick tock tick tock.

    Vote early,vote often,vote UKIP :-)

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    • 47
      The Roma says:

      Meester Cameron he very good man, he invite us to UK, we come, many many of us come here. We like here, we like benefits and housing and things.

      We also steal some things. We steal Cameron’s chances of re-election. We take them away. He no seem to want them anyway.

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      • 54
        Axe The Telly Tax & Religion &Kill All Eco-loons says:

        His father in law has some wind turbines, they make you plenty money for scrap metal ;-)

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  18. 40
    nellnewman says:

    Well to be fair, joe public isn’t going to be much interested in this. The upturn in the economy is likely to resonate far more than some old speeches that most of us probably never heard in the first place.

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    • 45
      Ex-Conservative says:

      Well, you may say that, but I was thinking about that broken promise to scrap inheritance tax only this morning, and the broken promise not to raise VAT* went through my mind yesterday.

      *The VAT rise was anticipated to raise £2bn p/a for the Exchequer. At the same time as the VAT rise, Dave increased the annual foreign aid budget by..

      .. £2bn. What a c**t.

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    • 53
      Anonymous says:

      I don’t think so Nell.The “upturn” is not feeding thro to the point where it is being felt by a significant majority of the population & I see no sign of that changing very much by GE time.

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    • 58
      Dave Likes a Big One Up the Arse says:

      Right thinking Nell, hard working people have not got time to worry about what we’d said we would do in power just what we have done. Come 2015 you’ll get some ‘Green Tax’ rebate and Parliament will get back the power to legislate on the colour of paper clips. These are the things that people will judge us on. Of course your tax rebate will have to be paid for so watch out for the NI/Income Tax increase in 2016 and to be honest I think most people like their paper clips plain metal? Still I’ve made a land where everyone can marry the man they love, surely that is enough?

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  19. 50
    Casual Observer 3 says:

    Did Winston Smith just screw up ;-)

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  20. 55
    Displaced Brummie says:

    The story as Labour sees it: “Filthy Tories hide evidence of whatevery”

    What might have really happened: “Hello! Conservative Party Central Office? I just tried to access a couple of our videos and now I can’t find them. What happened?”

    “Oh, they’ll be there. The new I.T. bod’s just been working on them. I think he said he was going to archive them all… oh, f**k!”

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  21. 60
    Russel Bland says:

    We need a revolution!

    Fancy a shag? Phnaaaaaaaaaar!

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  22. 64
    Hosy Barroso says:

    You my bitch!
    You my bitch!

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  23. 66
    John Tandy says:

    Is there anything to choose between them ?

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