The very fact that the party has gone a step ahead from the other political parties in managing their media coverage and interviews to the extent that the interviews are pre-scripted with the consultation of the interviewer, shows as to how far this party can go to project its image in the media at the cost of the public sentiments, mainly the urban middle class youth, who is unaware of this "match fixing".
People were angry from the existing political system due to growing corruption and they have voted the AAP into power with a hope that the party will help them fight the corruption and provide a clean and good governance. People, who were somehow trying to forget the unfortunate experience of 49 days of misrule in Delhi, have left with no other option but to say a big- "Good Bye" to the party, after the leakage of this YouTube video which clearly shows that how Kejriwal is taking urban middle class for granted and treating the same as a vote bank.
In the interview Kejriwal is trying to show himself a martyr of the level of Shaheed Bhagat Singh by simply putting a photo-frame of the Bhagat Singh in his drawing room and asking the TV journalist to ask some questions relating to Bhagat Singh in the interview.
The party is facing not only credibility crisis but of its survival as the it has failed on that very basis of honesty and integrity which was its hallmark. The problem has further deepened with the fact that neither Kejriwal nor Punya Prasun Vajpayee has challenged the validity of the YouTube Video.
On the contrary, by defending the video, various leaders of AAP including Kejriwal himself, have clearly admitted the existence of the video as a genuine one. The TV Channel on which this ill fated interview was telecast, has also come out with some face saving explanation, which is not easy to digest. The channel says that there is no editing done either in the original interview or in its repeat telecast.
The question does not relate to editing of the interview. The YouTube video is not a part of the interview. It is some consultation between the interviewee and interviewer about the interview to be shown on the TV Channel.