Americans Love Pragmatists

A majority of Americans think both McCain and Obama have changed positions for purely political reasons. Nate Silver writes:

John McCain is not seen as having the higher ground on the flip-flops issue in the same way that George W. Bush was. Nor is it clear that being labeled as a flip-flopper is necessarily some kind of death-knell for Obama (or McCain for that matter): both candidates were regarded favorably in this poll overall.