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Obama Flip Flop

The Future Belongs to the Flip-Floppers

Tom Huston | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Tom Huston

The flip-flop is a moral impugnment, almost always issued by those whose code of ethics was first set in stone on Mt. Sinai and remains just as static today. The only problem is, human beings are not static or etched in stone.

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: The Obama Flip-Flop Mashup | Hunter Stuart | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's campaign has decided to fight fire with fire -- a decision that may just burn a hole in our democracy. Ask the president hims...

Obama's Gay Marriage Flip Flop: He Was For It Before He Was Against It

Gabriel Rotello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gabriel Rotello

The Windy City Times discovered two candidate surveys conducted in 1996, in which Obama wrote "I favor legalizing same-sex marriages, and would fight efforts to prohibit such marriages."

7 Days: Kerry on Obama, McCain, Iraq & Flip-Flopping with Huffington, Vanden Heuvel and Green

Mark Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Green

John Kerry on Obama's platform: "People on our side of the fence have just got to wake up to realize that, you know, you're not going to agree with somebody one hundred percent of the time."

Sam Stein

McCain Tries To Have It Both Ways: Obama Is Too Rigid And A Flip Flopper On Iraq | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The desire within the McCain campaign to paint Barack Obama as inconsistent on Iraq is palpable. But McCain's criticisms are a bit inconsistent themse...

Why I'm Not Writing That Check to Obama Today

Gloria Feldt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gloria Feldt

Looking at his statements about abortion in the big picture, Obama's character begins to appear as someone who is quick to deflect, demur, defer to his challengers.

In Defense of Flip-Flopping

Conor Clarke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Conor Clarke

This election's newest story is also the oldest. A flip-flop on Iraq? Didn't we do this one four years ago?

Jason Linkins

Obama Spokesman Responds To Iraq 'Faux Flip-Flop' Story | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Robert Gibbs, communications director for the Obama campaign, appeared on today's Morning Joe and ended up having to take questions on that whole Obam...

McCain Schools Obama On the Modern Press

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leonce Gaiter

Obama and the Democrats are beginning again to demonstrate clumsiness in the face of GOP attacks. Obama appears to be admitting to shifting positions on Iraq but he hasn't shifted positions.

Jason Linkins

Ted Koppel Reinforces 'False Flip-Flop' Meme, Equates Endless War With 'Toughness' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Have I been giving Ted Koppel too much credit all my life? Because whoever showed up wearing his skin today on This Week with George Stephanopulos be...

Ignoring the 'Rocks in Glass Houses' Rule, Lieberman Calls Obama a Flip-Flopper on This Week

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

How apathetic does McCain think the voters are that his campaign can get away with accusing Obama of the very thing that has been McCain's biggest weakness?

Republicans Taunt Obama As Spineless Over FISA Reversal

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

It's not just the left questioning Obama's principles over the FISA flap. His opponents are pointing and laughing at him for being a panderer and accommodationist. And Obama hasn't even voted on the bill yet!