Certain predictions made at the beginning of 1993 that turned out to be less than accurate

PREDICTOR Eleanor Clift on The McLaughlin Group PREDICTION ''Fidel Castro will fall in '93, finally, and his daughter will be a prominent player in the new government.'' WHAT HAPPENED Fidel remains in power. His daughter has just defected to the U.S.

PREDICTOR Wall Street Journal PREDICTION ''Nearly all analysts expect Congress to approve economic stimulus measures designed by Clinton.'' WHAT HAPPENED Congress's evisceration of Clinton's stimulus package was his biggest defeat.

PREDICTOR William Safire, New York Times PREDICTION ''Replacements for retiring Justices Blackmun, White and...

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