Columnist Predicts 'Gloom' and 'Ungloom' in 2008 Los Angeles Times columnist Joel Stein peers into his crystal ball and offers his list of predictions — both good and bad — for 2008. His op-ed, "And You Don't Want to Know What's Going to Happen to Britney," speculates about the future of the White House, the writers' strike, Facebook and more.
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Columnist Predicts 'Gloom' and 'Ungloom' in 2008

Columnist Predicts 'Gloom' and 'Ungloom' in 2008

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Los Angeles Times columnist Joel Stein peers into his crystal ball and offers his list of predictions — both good and bad — for 2008. His op-ed, "And You Don't Want to Know What's Going to Happen to Britney," speculates about the future of the White House, the writers' strike, Facebook and more.