17. The unexpected development(s) in the next 18 months will be? (open ended)It is authenticate in the comments on the original post. Yes we can, yes we can, yes we can!
17-Despite my prediction that Hillary will win it all, I counterintuitively also predict that Barack Obama excites heretofore abandoned constituencies of the youth, religiously liberal, and nonpartisan progressive to create a JFK-style, feel-good campaign that sweeps him into office and precipitates a wholesale realignment of traditional political coalitions (dooming the GOP to a generation in the wilderness).
(I did not correctly identify Sarah Palin.)