Those of us engaged in columny usually settle for writing about what has already happened. But today, let’s not follow the easy course. Instead, take my quiz of what’s to come in the year ahead and see if we think alike.
1. At the end of 2016, Donald Trump caused a stir by ...
A. Preparing for his presidential inauguration by renaming the White House “Trump Palace.”
B. Raising funds to renovate the Statue of Liberty so that its arms move, waving immigrants away.
C. Actually, no stir at all. After being crushed in the presidential race, he has been quietly trying to repair business relations with Mexicans, Muslims, women — well, with everybody.
2. In the Republican presidential race ...
A. Ted Cruz built on his Iowa caucuses victory to make further gains on Super Tuesday and win the nomination.