At least some people are brave enough to make predictions about today’s outcome:
In the meantime, what would an Election Day be without predictions? The Fix sampled a selection of unaffiliated political operatives to gather their predictions about the first-, second- and third-place finishers for both Democrats and Republicans. The experts were also asked to predict what THE storyline coming out of Iowa will be.
Most were brave enough to put their names to their predictions. Some were not. (Boo!). A sampling of their answers is provided below. The consensus was that Barack Obama will win the Democratic caucuses and Mitt Romney will emerge on the Republican side. The storyline of choice among these political pros is a stronger-than-expected third-place finish by John McCain that propels him to a win in New Hampshire’s GOP primary next Tuesday.
The storyline will in deed be interesting. If Gov. Romney wins, will the media give him his due?
Let’s hope we get to find out. Go Mitt!