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Flip-flops are still in season.

Posted by JD on July 25, 2008

I don’t usually talk about politics. I’m not a member of any particular party and I don’t like labeling myself as anything. I find American politics have been an increasing barrage of mud-slinging and emotional pandering the older I get. I find very little true courage or truth in politics in general and think the leading (read: financially and sociably viable) candidates are becoming more homogenized in an effort to draw as many votes as possible.

And, of course, I don’t like the religious pandering one bit from any party.

I also hate how one party in particular will spin the same message over and over until it seems true, whether there is any merit to the message and its allegations or not. If you don’t know what party I am talking about, then you haven’t been paying attention to the right things for the past 25 years.

In a recent video, McCain has been flip-flopping his stance on our current economic slump (or disaster, depending on how you look at it) in talking about what he and his campaign believes to be some of the root causes of our economic problems. He denies saying he believes our fiscal problems are psychological. Well, this video eloquently shows how he flip-flops his answers and then it shows how he and the right-wing pundit machine have driven our “psychological” economics problems in their news:


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