The mainstream media takes a victory lap

AwardTalk about counting your chickens! An article this morning at the Wire titled “Pundit Accountability: The Best and Worst Obamacare Predictions” is handing out awards, including booby prizes, for the best and worst predictions about the success of the health care law, which presumably is now unqualified.

Among the winners is Jonathan Cohn, of The New Republic, for his Nov. 13, 2013 article, which — according to Wire author Arit John — predicted that “Obamacare will be fine.” (The Cohn passage John quotes says nothing of the kind. If anything, it has a distinctly cautious tone, but we are here to praise Obamacare, so on with the show.)

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