Guido Writes, Downing Street Deletes

Nice to know that despite the change of regime from Blairites to Brownies, Guido still has a following in Downing Street (WeggProsser and Matthew Taylor were avid Guido readers).

Yesterday morning Guido mocked Brown’s speech where he innumerately claimed that a billion people were a third of humanity. The posted linked to the speech transcript on the Downing Street website.Within an hour of that post being published, some modern day successor to Winston Smith had deleted the wording from the transcript. Doubleplus ungood malquote.You see if they delete it from the transcript record, Gordon never made the mistake. Just like when Gordon says he will bring a “thousand troops home for Christmas”, the Sun will report a thousand of our boys coming home for Christmas. We have always been at war with Eurasia… our glorious forces have achieved a total victory in Basra…

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