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?

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