What Did You Do Hopkins?

Watching TV for weeks now and listening to one talking head, Democrat or Republican “strategist”, former campaign manager, former candidate and political “operative” of one stripe or another cite their research of former campaigns, this that or the other poll or “sources” in order to prognosticate about the Identity of the eventual Republican nominee – I’m reminded of a quote from Arthur Conan Doyle.

Holmes is listening to a police detective explain the steps he’s taken in a particular investigation and when the man wraps up dryly replies:

What did you do Hopkins, after you made certain of making certain of nothing?