Personally, I think David Bain killed his entire family in cold blood and concocted a preposterous charade to try and evade responsibility for his actions, for which he was entirely and properly seen through and convicted and jailed. And there it would have sat, had he not had the great good fortune of attracting the attention of an outsider and a rather strange rebel in search of a cause, one Joe Karam, who unaccountably put his fortune at Mr. Bain’s disposal until such time as they was able to generate enough obfustication and obscuration to secure an over-turning of the verdict.Apart from most of the last sentence, maybe Sanctuary and I were separated at birth.
That is what I think, personally.
But we live in a system where what I personally think doesn’t amount to diddly squat, and frankly neither should it. If the state says he is innocent, and therefore the state wrongly imprisoned him, then the state has to pay for that. John Key might think the state should be flexible enough to accomodate his amateur hour Bainimarama impressions, but I think I’ll stick to the rule of rule – good, bad and indifferent.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
I have been trying to sum up my thoughts on the decision of Judith Collins to seek a review of the Bain review. Sanctuary nailed it over at Danyl's place: