Denial is one thing, but when efforts are made to block the free flow of information it makes you look like you have something to hide, that makes one look more guilty than ever! The quotation “thou doth protest too much” in William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” since the Bard’s time, has found a home as a figure of speech to describe someone’s numerous, and vigorous attempts, to convince others of something when, in fact, the exact opposite is true.