Perhaps they are in denial that he could have been the perpetrator of such serious offences, or maybe it is politically expedient to ignore them.
Memory space is limited, so we have to use it economically, storing as little as possible and forgetting as soon as is expedient .
For example, a two-echelon formation is the most typical and possibly the most expedient one in a given situation.
Although they offer a convenient and expedient method of obtaining a handful of cash, there is a significant downside to the business.
Now the party will have to pay the piper for doing the expedient thing instead of the right thing.
We are dealing with secular humanists, and while we are on earth, what is expedient , and convenient, will pass for truth and morality.
I do not expect a reasonable or even expedient response to this question.
But the ultimate decision as to whether it is possible and expedient to hold the elections at any given point of time must rest with the Election Commission.
It may be convenient, it may be expedient , but it is not the human condition to be without beliefs.
Yet in practice this apparently simple expedient is frequently impossible.