Nobody knows anything
Je repete, quoting Krugman:
I spent early Tuesday evening with some major insider types, who had exit polls and believed that Obama had put the thing away. I took the train home, got in very late, went to bed thinking that the nomination fight was over, and opened the papers to see that it wasn’t. Nobody knows anything.
That really has been the story of this campaign: Nobody knows anything. Why?
The polls are wrong, the campaigns are wrong, the DNC is wrong, the RNC is wrong, and especially, especially our famously free press is wrong. (The conservatives are always wrong about everything, so this state of affairs is normal for them.)
It's as if there's an undiscovered planet that's throwing off the orbits of all the known planets.
It's as if there's a huge but untracked source of narratives that's throwing off all the other narratives.
Could it be.... The blogosphere? (And, even more radically, the B, C, and D listers in their tens of thousands of writers and millions of readers?)
NOTE * Hamlet:
so shall you hear
Of carnal, bloody and unnatural acts;
Of accidental judgments, casual slaughters;
Of deaths put on by cunning and forc'd cause;
And, in this upshot, purposes mistook
Fall'n on the inventors' heads: