2022 in Review: WC’s Wishes for 2023

Wickersham's Conscience

In what passes for tradition here at Wickersham’s Conscience, we spend the last week of each year thinking about the year that is ending, and making our wishes for the coming year. This is the final blog post in that annual tradition.

Cliff Edwards, voicing Jiminy Cricket, sings "When You Wish Upon a Star," from Walt Disney's Pinochio
Cliff Edwards, voicing Jiminy Cricket, sings “When You Wish Upon a Star,” from Walt Disney’s Pinochio

Despite the abject failures of his wishes for 20102011201220132014201520162017, 20182019, 2020, 2021 and most recently 2022, WC, in his continuing triumph of hope over experience, once again sets out his wishes for the coming year. While a few readers have suggested WC moderate his wishes, WC is not inclined to lower his expectations in the hope of greater success.

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