Writing an election prediction column to be posted the day after the vote is always dangerous. On one hand, it could be deadly accurate which would lead readers to wonder, how did he know? Did he have that much insight?
He must really be a smart guy, from now on; we’ll hang on his every word, lucky us.
However, as I write this article, any projection made now could be way off base.
In that case the readers might think, why should I read this guy? Hasn’t he been watching...