Predictions on Iraq: Does Wolf Blitzer = Nostradamus?

Yogi Berra is credited with saying:  "It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future."

If you haven't heard of Nostradamus - you probably haven't been watching enough crap on the History channel.  Well - they have some good stuff once in a while - I guess.  But perhaps you can catch up on your predictions-deficit over at CNN by hearing what Wolf Blitzer has to say about the future of Iraq - going forward now in 2011 pushing 2012:

"What largely held the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia together was the brutal dictatorship of Marshal Josip Broz Tito. Once he died, the country went into a series of deadly and bitter civil wars. Yugoslavia ceased to exist in 2003. It has been replaced by these other countries.
As you also know, Iraq has had bitter ethnic tensions for a long time among Sunnis, Shiites and Kurds. It was held together for a long time by Saddam Hussein’s brutal dictatorship. For the almost nine years since Saddam’s removal, it has been held together by a huge U.S. military presence.
But with U.S. troops now out of the country, I suspect we could be on the verge of seeing Iraq spiral into civil war. We already have seen a series of terrorist attacks in recent days. My fear is that this will only get worse."

I've found that Wolf Blitzer is really good at giving us information that is complete, current, and accurate.  Now that he's given us this great prediction about what will happen to Iraq following the removal of someone holding it together - we can rest assured that tomorrow - he - Wolfstradamus - will give us even more information to keep us abreast of the "news" important to We the People - so we can participate as well-informed citizens - ensuring that our elected officials are doing what is best for America - first - last - and always.

But I keep thinking about Yogi Berra who is also credited with saying:  "It's deja vu all over again."  Maybe you've seen this video before?

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