(American Greatness) -- Remember when Bill Kristol said the Iraq War would last two months? It (officially) lasted nine years and cost Americans more than $2 trillion—and we’re still there.
How about when Kristol boldly stated that Barack Obama wouldn’t win a single primary against Hillary Clinton? Or when he claimed Iraq was “not in a civil war?” What about when he predicted that 1993 would be the “high water-mark” for the gay-rights movement?
For a man who makes his living prognosticating, he’s shockingly bad—much worse than a coin-flip. In fact, if you bet against Bill Kristol every time he predicted something, not only would you be rich, but there’s a good chance you’d be offered a syndicated column and a nightly timeslot on Fox—step aside Tucker!
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But as bad as he is, Kristol is in good (terrible) company. In fact, failure is par-for-the-course when it comes to political prediction. Why?