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Alex Beam

Nostradamus, he’s not

A year’s worth of predictions - from burgers to Scott Brown, Venus to Bobby Valentine

I won’t be writing here for the next 12 months. I’m taking a yearlong leave of absence to write a book about the Mormons. Spare me the snark and the sniggering comments. I like the Mormons.

The downside is that I’ll miss out on a year’s worth of fantastic material: the November elections, the first Bobby Valentine meltdown, the second Bobby Valentine meltdown, and so on. So I’ve decided to publish a raft of irresponsible and poorly thought-out predictions for the forthcoming year, like a hundred columns’ worth of bad judgment boiled down to 750 words.

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