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Punishing Pundits For Predictions, And Portraying Petraeus

CNN’s “Reliable Sources” dedicated a segment to political pundits, specifically the habit of pundits making predictions, being flat-out wrong, and still getting booked as though they are credible experts.

Long story short, don’t expect things to change.

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In addition, reporter Tom Ricks appeared to talk about the media’s very favorable coverage of General Petraeus… at least until his resignation:

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