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A person who makes a bold statement, then, upon reflection decides that they can't stand behind their reactive decision and does a flip-flop. The true backpedaler will carefully choose an alternate opinion designed to mask their original panic.
1. We have to re-evaluate our stance! This new development is going to kill us!

2. I *meant* that this new development may be strategically significant and we should evaluate the opportunities. :)
by Alex Garden November 18, 2003
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