Ms. Rosen beat a hasty retreat, saying: "As a mom, I know that raising children is the hardest job there is. As a pundit, I know my words on CNN last night were poorly chosen." So, indeed, was her self-description as a pundit, which my dictionary describes as "an expert or authority, a person who makes comments or judgments in a solemnly authoritative manner." Some solemn. Some authoritative.