For 2008, Who Isn't a Flip-Flopper?

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    Nice article on the jokes running for President right now.

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/05/19/AR2007051901166_pf.html
     
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    I dont think merely changing positions is a flip flopper. If Kerry was just changing positions I dont think it would have been that big a deal.

    Kerry's problem is he was changing positions every other day. Heck I once heard him change positions in one paragraph. He literally took two polar positions. Its when you waiver back and forth depending who you are talking to that you have the problem.
     
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    got a link to back up that bit of hyperbole?
     
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    [sarcasm]Of course, I carry around links of Kerry's ridiculous statements because I have absolutely no life and have nothing better to do with my time.[/sarcasm]
     
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    I agree with the premise of Avatar's statement. A flip-flopper would be someone changing positions simply to meet changing popularity.

    Changing a position because one's beliefs have changed, or new information has come to light is actually a sign of flexibility and open-mindedness; something a good leader should posess.
     
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    so...I can say that I have personally seen George Bush not only change his position mid sentence, but I can also say, for example, that I have personally seen George Bush snort cocaine or fuck a sheep and when asked to back up such a claim, I can say "of course...I carry around links of Bush's drug abuse and bestiality becuase I have absolutely no life and nothing better to do with my time". Thanks for the tip. I intend to use that defense often!
     
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    Ron Paul, of course!
     

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