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  Stupid Internet tricks [Bill Brady and Wikipedia]
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Last EditedCOSDem  Jul 28, 2010 11:35pm
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News DateThursday, July 29, 2010 05:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionWikipedia is a community-based product, but Brady’s campaign supporter went in and whacked the page but good, deleting references to gay rights, gun control, stem cell research and other basic policy proposals.

The original page has since been restored. Hat tip: Rebecca Mastey.

*** UPDATE 1 - 1:09 pm *** As if all that wasn’t enough, the Brady campaign person is now claiming that the revisions which undid its attempts at posting blatant propaganda are “vandalism.”

*** UPDATE 2 - 1:36 pm *** Unreal. The Brady campaign backer just changed the Wikipedia page back to propaganda mode.

*** UPDATE 3 - 1:50 pm *** The Brady Interwebtube goofballs have even changed the discussion section to mirror the propaganda page. These guys are just bizarre.

*** UPDATE 4 - 1:58 pm *** The page keeps going back and forth. Check the history logs. The pro-Brady forces are now saying that the original Wikipedia article is propaganda…

*** UPDATE 7 - 2:37 pm *** Wikipedia has now locked down the page…

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