It had circulated around Washington and many news organizations before Buzzfeed posted it.
According to you, it was created out of thin air. It took a lot of work to do that. You think they just decided not to use it before the election. It wasn’t hidden. Steele had shared it before the election. Clinton and the Dems didn’t hide it for later use.
After the Comey speech(es) they threw everything but the kitchen sink into play. They had to believe Trump would win in order for the dossier to have any value. That just doesn’t make logical sense.