When McCain Does a Flip-Flop, it’s Called “Being a Maverick”

19Sep08

Maverick, indeed!  This guy will say anything to make people happy.  Here’s a great moment from Tuesday that’s destined to be a classic.  McCain changes his position on de-regulating the economy within 1 hour.  Thanks to ThinkProgress for the great footage:

 

On NBC’s Today Show, McCain told Matt Lauer:

Of course I don’t like excessive and unnecessary regu — uh, government regulation.

But on CBS’s Early Show, McCain told Harry Smith:

Do I believe in excess government regulation? Yes. But this patchwork quilt of regulating bodies was designed for the 1930s when they were invented.

Watch a compilation:

 

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