In 1973, Rose Mary Woods famously erased portions of Richard Nixon’s Oval Office tapes, including a crucial conversation concerning the Watergate burglary, which was deleted forever.
Something similar seems to have happened at Conservative Party headquarters with records that had to do with the ongoing Conservative voter fraud scandal.
According to new media reports, Elections Canada investigators are trying to determine the scope of voter suppression committed by the Conservatives during the last election and the extent the Conservative War Room might have been involved.
“The investigators have inquired about CIMS logs for one particular user in the party's headquarters. The logs show blanks between this person's CIMS logon and logoff on the day the Guelph data was accessed, according to the source.” Stephen Maher and Glen McGregor, Postmedia News, April 16, 2012
After months of claiming they were cooperating with Elections Canada, Conservatives must now explain why someone in the Conservative War Room apparently erased this crucial information.