One of the potentially embarrassing things about the Internet is that once something gets posted, it’s almost impossible to make it go away.
The Bush administration has been relentlessly attacked for failing to anticipate the consequences of invading Iraq. So it’s instructive to compare the crystal ball of Team Bush with the crystal ball of the Cato Institute.
Unlike Moveon.org, the Cato Institute is a reputable think-tank. Note the very hit-and-miss character of its own prognostications: