I’m not much on modern-day prophesies. It’s hard to live up to the Bible’s standards for who is a prophet (and who’s not): 100% accuracy. Still, it’s tempting to try and read the tea leaves on the election and predict who will win. Unlike most of the pundits, I’m gonna take a stab at it. (Note to pundits: making informed “guesstimates” is what you’re paid to do. Saying “too close to call” is to punditry what voting “present” is to Senators. Ahem.)
I think McCain will pull it out in a squeaker. Here’s why…
Continue reading Crystal Balls.
A couple of quick observations…
- Pundits are often wrong. (See the last few weeks of coverage on “McCain’s pick for V.P.”
- Pundits are sheeple, too. (They don’t always think for themselves, and there’s a pecking order…an influential pundit will say something, and the under-pundits will immediately start echoing his opinions as their own.
- Pundits LOVE their own talking points…and hate having to answer questions that force them to abandon using the talking points as answers. Continue reading I love pundits.