Tuesday, February 19, 2008
What is so bad about flip-flopping?
It seems that after John Kerry was beat up and labeled as a flip-flopper and eventually shot down, that to be called a flip-flopper became one of the dirtiest names you can call a candidate. I do not believe that that is the way it should be. If a candidate changes a position on an issue for the sake of getting votes, then call that person what they really are: a liar or a hypocrite or a phony.
But, if a candidate changes a position after learning more information or after careful consideration, isn't that a good thing? Would we rather elect someone who is stubborn and unwilling to change?