Flip-Flopping Politicians: How Voters Punish and Reward a Changing of Opinion.

Laing, Sophie B.


  • This thesis examines how voters respond to politicians who flip-flop on their opinions. Flip-flopping has become a harsh insult, thrown around by the media at politicians who change their opinion on a topic, often no matter the timespan. While it frequently brands politicians as inconsistent, untrustworthy, and insincere, “flip-flopper” can be a label that masks a legitimate evolution of opinion ... read more
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