Evolving or Flip Flop? Rouson Update
On same-sex adoption, candidate does a 180
By BILL MAXWELL
St. Petersburg Times
What is the difference between "evolving" and "flip-flopping"? State Rep. Darryl Rouson is tussling with this question as the Aug. 26 District 55 Democratic primary approaches because he has gone from opposing same-sex adoption to publicly supporting it.
Now, Rouson, an attorney and former president of the St. Petersburg chapter of the NAACP, must explain his new stance to some of his old friends and to his many skeptics who think they see a case of cynical politics unfolding.
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