Ever hear of the book Futility, by Morgan Robertson? It was about an indestructible, lifeboat-deficient ocean liner that hit an iceberg and sank. Fourteen years after Futility was published, the Titanic went down.
On a similar note, as the Bush Administration draws to a close it seems a good time to observe that E. C. Segar could have warned us, if only we’d listened:
It’s like he knew.