Obama has flipped and flopped so much, I am wondering if he even knows what he stands for. His campaign is a pretty awesome and well-oiled machine right now, it is only hampered by a candidate who shows himself to be preternaturally incapable of providing any policy leadership whatsoever.
He said he would pull all troops out of Iraq in 16 months regardless of what the generals say. Now he says he will 'refine' his views by listening to the generals, then ignore them and pull all troops out of Iraq in 16 months regardless of what the generals say. [ed. technically, I guess this is an 'evolving' flip flop]
He was for an undivided Jerusalem before he was against it. I love it when Obama wraps a flip-flop around a gaffe.
He thought public campaign financing was going to fix our democracy. But now that it is clear that Obama is the real cure for Democracy, his grassroots fundraising operation has magically become a parallel alternative to public financing, and here's hoping you'll buy that lame excuse and not see this for the craven abandonment of principle that it really is.
He thought that the FISA bill represented such a threat to the Fourth Amendment, a usurpation of power by the executive, and an indication of rising authoritarianism that he changed his mind and voted for it.
He was for gun control until it became a hopelessly untenable political position. Gun control now shares space with the other luggage under the Greyhound, right next to his grandmother and Reverend Wright.
Now he seems to be flip-flopping on abortion, too.
Is nothing sacred anymore?
Bold prediction: as gas prices approach $5 a gallon and McCain gains political mileage by advocating drilling, Obama will 'refine' his petroleum views and suddenly the enviros go under the Greyhound as well. You know it's coming.
P.S. I wonder what the Kos Kidz think of Obama's evolving views. I never go to DailyKos unless Charles Johnson posts some anti-semitic rant from there, so I don't know if they realize yet that Obama has become the very thing they hate above all: a
DNC DLC democrat. I'd call him 'republican-lite' but that would be a low blow.