Posted by: sweeneyblog | June 6, 2011

NEWSFLASH: Riley Gets Things Wrong

So basically, this is me saying I suck at this . . .

So I am human, and a political pundit. As such there are LOTS of opportunities for me to get things wrong. It is just humbling to get two things wrong in a week. First of all, Anthony Weiner admitted to sending lewd pictures to a handful of women on twitter, so my previous prediction on #weinergate? Mostly wrong. Thanks Rep. Weiner! Sigh.

The other thing is Doug Ericksen jumped into the County Executive race. I would have figured with Christian warrior Jack Louws already in the trenches and Doug just winning a Senate seat, he would have stayed put, but apparently ambition wins out over previous commitments and he is running for the Executive seat.

So count that as Reality: 2, Riley Sweeney: 0. Unfortunately, that is the price I face for making a prediction or two, seeing them all unravel before my eyes.

Stay tuned for later this week I will be live-blogging from the County Courthouse as the last couple of stragglers file for public office.

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Responses

  1. Don’t be so hard on yourself, Riley. You said Weiner would be fine “Unless something else big breaks.” That happened.


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