Comment of the Day: In defense of "flip-flopping"

John Kerry, <a href="" target="_blank">the original "flip-flopper."</a>

John Kerry, the original "flip-flopper."

As the election cycle heats up, conservatives are trying to paint Gov. Mark Dayton as a flip-flopper.

He's waffled on medical marijuana, MNsure, and now, he's allegedly talking out both sides of his mouth when it comes to Minnesota's minimum wage. (Dayton's supporters say his views are nuanced, not contradictory.)

But as Angela Zaun Ollswang points out, changing one's positions on the issues isn't necessarily a bad thing:

She makes a good point -- at least so long as you aren't a server or bartender who stands to lose income if Minnesota creates a minimum wage exception for tipped employees.

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