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2016 in Review: WC’s Wishes for 2017


Despite the abject failures of his wishes for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and most recently the utter failure of his wishes for 2016, in a continuing triumph of hope over experience, WC will once again set out his wishes for the coming year. While it is tempting to moderate those wishes, WC is not inclined to lower his expectations in the hope of…

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2016 in Review: Politics


United States voters proved themselves incapable of distinguishing lies told about Secretary Clinton from facts about Donald Trump. They will live with the consequences. WC has no idea how long it will take Republican voters to realize they have been conned. The white voters who think Donald Trump will help them get jobs in coal…

President Barack Obama, WC's Person of the Year 2015 (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

2016 in Review: WC’s Person of the Year


For WC, the year’s choice for Person of the Year could not be easier: Barack Obama. President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have acted with class and dignity in the face of unrelenting affronts. His Administration has had fewer scandals than any in recent memory, certainly less than any recent Republican administration. In any Congress…

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2016 in Review: Revisiting WC’s Wishes for 2016


Once again, WC opened the year with wishes for the upcoming months. And once again, WC’s wishes and hopes were mostly dashed. Maybe “smashed” would be a better word. But with less than a week or so left in 2016, let’s look at the specifics (Wishes in bold face; outcomes indented below): Overpopulation. Yes. Still at the top…