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Summer flip-flops

By Angie Drobnic Holan, Catharine Richert
Published on Monday, July 20th, 2009 at 6:00 p.m.

It's flip-flop weather — even in Alaska.

We cranked up our Flip-O-Meter today and awarded two Full Flops:

* Sarah Palin gets one for her 180 on a cap-and-trade program to slow climate change. She was for it before she was against it.

* President Barack Obama gets one for his complete reversal on mandating health care coverage. Yes, the same guy who once bashed Hillary Clinton for the requirement . . . now likes it .

 

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Researchers: Angie Drobnic Holan, Catharine Richert

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