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Conservatives’ online attack ads sabotaged on website

The Conservative ads, hard-hitting pokes at Grit Leader Michael Ignatieff’s time abroad and past statements that could embarrass him, are still on the Conservative Party’s website, but a link to others in the series opens with a YouTube video showing Mr. Harper’s controversial 2003 speech in the House when he backed the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.

Image courtesy of Conservative Party of Canada's website
One Tory attack ad: The minority governing Conservatives say they don't want an election, but launched attack ads on their website today.

PARLIAMENT HILL—The Conservatives’ new website TV ads attacking Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff have  been sabotaged, with planted links to YouTube videos that satirize Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

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Conservatives’ online attack ads sabotaged on website

The Conservative ads, hard-hitting pokes at Grit Leader Michael Ignatieff’s time abroad and past statements that could embarrass him, are still on the Conservative Party’s website, but a link to others in the series opens with a YouTube video showing Mr. Harper’s controversial 2003 speech in the House when he backed the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.

Image courtesy of Conservative Party of Canada's website
One Tory attack ad: The minority governing Conservatives say they don't want an election, but launched attack ads on their website today.

PARLIAMENT HILL—The Conservatives’ new website TV ads attacking Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff have  been sabotaged, with planted links to YouTube videos that satirize Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

  

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