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Happy New Year?

tbashaw Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 3:04 PM
I don't feel that the GOP lost the middle class vote - look at the electoral map- the middle class voted for Romney. Obama won the poor, the urban voter, and the very rich liberals. Just another piece of proof that the middle class is shrinking.
The beginning of a new year is often a time to look forward and look back. The way the future looks, I prefer to look back -- and depend on my advanced age to spare me from having to deal with too much of the future.

If there are any awards to be given to anyone for what they did in 2012, one of those rewards should be for prophecy, if only because prophecies that turn out to be right are so rare.

With that in mind, my choice for the prediction of the year award goes to Bret Stephens of the Wall...