Yes. Duplicity is extremely common in American politics.
John Kerry: I actually voted for the 87 billion before I voted against it.
Bill Clinton: It depends on what the meaning of the word ‘is’ is.
Nancy Pelosi: In the investigation of the president, fundamental principles which Americans hold dear -- fairness, privacy, checks and balances -- have been seriously violated and why?
Nancy Pelosi: We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it.
Barrack Obama. This is my last election...After my election I have more flexibility.