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Stephen L. Carter

15 Predictions for 2020

The presidential election will end in a tie, and other educated guesses.

2020 will see the return of the Lasso of Truth.

2020 will see the return of the Lasso of Truth.

Photographer: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

It’s been my habit, as the year draws in the day, to offer my predictions for the coming year, but only after doing what every commentator should do — assessing my predictions for the year just ending. So before I get to my predictions for 2020, in the second half of this column, let’s see how I did in 2019.

Let’s put one of last year’s prediction right up top: