Hindsight is 20/20, but some people’s future-sight is so bad, they should be wearing really strong prescription future-glasses… or something. Anyway, history’s quote books are full of pitiful prognostications, which the folks at The Week have collected into a Bad Opinion Generator. Marvel at these 12 bad opinions throughout history:
America cheered when that super-strong space hummingbird finally landed on Mars.
After all, if you have a New Mexico, you’re gonna want the Old Mexico.
My dad is a magician—I mean, radiologist.
So crazy ladies, get to the polls!
If someone predicts the opposite of this, will that make this version of the world come true?
Francis Ford Coppola
Then he went on record saying Godfather III was gonna be awesome.
Back your ammo, kids!
Ladies’ Home Journal does it again!
Thank goodness for the Author Police.
James Cameron’s New Movie
If he ever makes a 3D sci-fi movie about cat people, that’ll bomb too.
Unless you were watching one of the summer TV movies about Y2K.
They're not calling this The Hillenium for nothing.
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