Crikey! That’s strong … Well, fair enough I guess.

In A farce upon farce reaching to the highest level — John Armstrong of the NZ Herald offers a passable imitation of an apologist’s defensive spin for the Key government, ending with this:

[Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Bill] English’s behaviour is inexplicable. But the Dotcom affair has seen farce increasingly piled on farce. You would accordingly have to favour botch-up on English’s part ahead of conspiracy.

Oh. That’s reassuring, John. (Not.)

– P