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PolitiFact Florida: Introducing the Florida Flip-O-Meter



PolitifactFloridaLogo copy The Flip-O-Meter was created during the 2008 campaign to examine how a candidate's position on an issue has changed over time. We then declare whether the candidate has truly flipped using three ratings:

No Flip No substantial change of position. The candidate has been consistent.

Half Flip A partial change of position or inconsistent statements.

Full Flop A major reversal of position; a complete flip-flop.

We're bringing the Flip-O-Meter to Florida to analyze Charlie Crist's position on .... well,  click here to find out.

[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 11:30am]


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