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I Told You So Redux

Jerome49 Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 12:20 PM
Apparently not enough time was spent with the far right and the Ron Paul conservatives, as these are the yo-yos who didn't turn out to vote for Romney. He wasn't conserative enough for them so they stayed home and let Obama get re-elected. Romney received two million fewer Republican votes than did McCain in the previous election. That makes about as much sense as turning down a cancer drug that is 80% effective and waiting for one that turns out to be 100% effective. It wasn't Clinton's fulsome praise of Obama that got him re-elected. It was the "Gimme My Free Stuff" crowd and the "Amnesty For Illegals" crowd that put him back in office.

Today we get to check in again on the economic and stock market forecast that I penned back on December 23rd, 2011.

Yeah. I know.

You all are used to my dazzling wit, political acumen, and my stylish turns of phrase. But really, I know quite a bit about finance too, even if I use my finance superpowers only on occasion and prefer to be the ringmaster here at Townhall Finance.

The slowdown that I predicted at that time has been a little less than my expectations. Right now GDP is coming in a little higher than I thought. But the...