That was the biggest build-up to the shortest scandal.Â There was no Moment; there was no Truth.
For over two years Dotcom has repeatedly declared he had the evidence to prove John Key a liar. He told us that.Â He told Parliament that.Â He promised to produce it in court.
He then promised to produce it at his Moment of Truth.Â That was his rally five days before the election. It was a huge build up.Â And then nothing.
The New Zealand Herald published online an all-too perfect email backing Dotcomâ€™s claims. Dotcom confirmed that the email was, indeed, his long promised proof.Â He was to produce it at his Moment that evening.
The alleged author of the email declared it fake. The alleged receiver of the email declared it fake. The alleged subject of the email declared it fake.
It had all the appearance of a fake.
Dotcom provided no evidence to prove its authenticity.
Dotcom never produced the promised email at his Truth Moment.Â He couldnâ€™t.Â It had already been too discredited.Â The scandal was over before it started.
It was remarkable in its amateurishness. Â Kim’s a tech-head. Â How could he have let this happen? Â And reading between the lines, the NZ Herald didn’t get the email from Kim. Â I suspect there will be some more to come out about that once it no longer matters. Â Read more »