(Real Clear Politics) -- Years ago, veteran political strategist Mark McKinnon (the producer/host of Showtime’s "The Circus") told me his theory on making political predictions:
“If you are wrong, no one remembers — if you are right, everyone thinks you are a political genius.”
Fortified by that philosophy, in April of last year I put forth "Five Reasons Kamala Harris likely will be Dems' pick."
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Fast-forward nine months to Martin Luther King Day when California’s junior senator — in office only since January 3, 2017 — officially announced her bid to seek the Democratic presidential nomination.