Here a flip flopper, there a flip flopper ... flip flopping away. If everybody's doing the flip flop, what's the point? What the hell is a flip flopper, anyway?
Here’s my take: Simply put, it’s a term used by someone who wants stick a pejorative tag on a politician they want to injure. Moreover, it’s a hackneyed label that users will repeat incessantly, hoping it will stick to that politician, even a little bit — usually it has nothing to do with how appropriate it is.
Furthermore, the partisan users of that copycat put-down, regardless of their affiliation, could care less how obnoxious they sound. They seem to think being obnoxious is their civic duty.