Finally, Jemele Hill having an open Facebook leads to mocking posts like this. Usually, accuracy isn’t the most important thing on the Internet, and predicting something in a Facebook status is a step up on the prognostication pyramid from whispering it in the bathroom, in any case, but when you predict incorrectly and whiff on the basic math involved, Katy bar the door. It’s funny to me, mostly, because this is a small, sincere mistake that a blog with a bigger one on its record is lampooning.
Sparty and Friends ran with the rumors on Billy Donovan to Kentucky and swung and missed Chris Petersen to Mississippi State, got the links and hits for being first in the blogosphere, and then had those things blow up in their faces. Sparty crowed about the “controversy” in a Best of 2008 post, though he and they realize that they were wrong with Petersen. And, rightly, they have a right to razz Hill, too. But she has every bit as much of a right to be wrong as they do, even if it is really, really easy to count to three, and you don’t see her blogging about them. I don’t think anyone involved really wants that, though. (Sparty and Friends)
And if you S&Fers want to talk more, the comments work for that. I have to commend you on “owning your words”; you’re teaching me something through this.