As Written By Sarah Stites for NewsBusters: There were plenty of surprises this election season. While documentarian Michael Moore and pundit Ann Coulter stole the show with their solid predictions that Trump would win, many journalists and celebrities were certain it would never come to pass. Below you will find a list of some of the most confident—and wrong—election predictions.
A Very Large Weather Event
According to Princeton Election Consortium founder Sam Wang, Hillary Clinton had a 99% chance of winning the election on the evening of November 4. In a discussion with MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell, Wang confidently stated: “The odds are overwhelming of a Hillary Clinton victory on Tuesday…” Highlighting the consortium’s 99% figure, O’Donnell appeared pleased to confirm with Wang that Hillary “got the best score she could get.” And the last word on the topic? “Given the way things stand right now,” Wang concluded, “it would take a very large weather event to change things.” Such as a landslide, perhaps…..
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