Citizen Spotlight: The Right to Change Your Mind

Mike Escobar believes that ideas and values change over time, and he thinks this is right to change your mind is a defining quality of independent voters.

"Anytime that you ask me about a position, I'm going to have to start it with an asterisk, like, 'disclaimer: this is based on my best knowledge at the moment and what I've been exposed to so far.' One thing that should characterize an independent person is that attitude. I feel like once you give your allegiance to the Democratic Party or the Republican Party, questions stop."

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