All deleted tweets from politicians

RT @Tories4EFTA: Figures for GDP per capita, IMF 2018 (US$) 2) 🇨🇭, 82950 (EFTA) 3) 🇳🇴, 81695 (EFTA) 5) 🇮🇸, 74278 (EFTA) ... 20) 🇬🇧, 42558 (EU) ... 68) 🇹🇷, 9346 (CU) #BackEFTABackBritain

RT @DanielJHannan: In 1997, John Major led the Conservatives to their worst defeat since the universal franchise, losing 48 more seats than in 1945. Now he says, “A Conservative Party that doesn’t appeal to everyone is not a Conservative Party that I recognise.” Hmmmm...

RT @DanielJHannan: Here's a clue. Even during Britain's life-and-death struggle with Bonaparte, it was still diverting warships to hunt down the slave traders. https://t.co/m592ubvY5L

@GeoffStooke @tfa4freedom As far as we can tell, public opinion in the colonies was very similar to that in Great Britain, with perhaps a third in each case broadly Tory - meaning, here, sympathetic to the Crown’s claims - and the rest, with varying degrees of enthusiasm, broadly Patriot/Whig.

RT @DanielJHannan: RT @DanielJHannan: @Ned_Donovan It clings on, alas, in non-capitalist countries. washingtonpost.com/news/worldview…

@jpearcejourno Actually slavery exists today. You'd think that would be a bigger priority. Any you know where it is most widely practised? Here's another clue: washingtonpost.com/news/worldview…

@EmmaKennedy I don’t want to ban it. I wish it well. I just want us to have the right to hire and fire the people who set our laws.

I see from the responses that a lot of people struggle to distinguish between disliking something and wanting to ban it. The difference between the two contains the entirety of what we mean by "a free society".

@AllieRenison @MRJKilcoyne Don’t think you’ll get much disagreement from either of us there, Allie.

Beethoven's Ninth was popular with Maoists and Nazis, and was the national anthem of the breakaway white regime in Rhodesia. Only now, though, has that sublime piece of music become part of a culture war. youtube.com/watch?v=wg-2f6…