1-6 inches of snow predicted tomorrow? Can you imagine if any other profession allowed itself a similar range?
"Your plane will depart tomorrow between 1 and 6."
"We've bought you a dress between size 1 and 6."
"Best to limit your daily wine intake to between 1 glass and 6."
The past already happened. But the future is different. Models might be educated hypotheses. But they're still hypotheses. Not "facts." Not "the science." And certainly not "data." And they accumulate error across long time spans.
The person I nominate to replace Justice Breyer will be someone with extraordinary qualifications. Character, experience, and integrity.
And they will be the first Black woman nominated to the United States Supreme Court.
The funniest thing about the Sarah Palin restaurant story is that the restaurant basically has the same "Spaghetti with Meat Sauce" menu as Rizzo's Malabar Inn in rural Crabtree, PA, but they charge you 28 bucks for the De Cecco spaghetti and ground hamburger.
Streaming broke the model by aping the movie studio model *WITHOUT THE BOX OFFICE*. So now they've crafted a business model where instead of putting out one episode of Law & Order every Thursday forever, you have to put out an entire $200M Star Wars every Thursday forever.