Wallbuilder and Weapon Bearer
I think it was Churchill who said, “consistency is the bane of great minds”, or something to that effect. Pretty hard to find anyone who did anything impactful who didn’t change their mind once in a while, actually it is a critical trait in a great leader.exerpts from this article:https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-1989-10-07-8902030384-story.html
"In fact, Iacocca was certain he didn't want one (air bags) in his or any car he made. In 1971, he and Henry Ford II (then the top executives at the Ford Motor Co.) met secretly with President Nixon to persuade him to kill a pending Department of Transportation regulation requiring air bags in every new car sold in the United States."
As disclosed a decade later in one of Nixon's Oval Office tapes, Iacocca argued the economic dangers of air bags, even bad-mouthing shoulder harnesses and headrests as "complete wastes of money." The regulations were quashed.
then he did a 180, and bragged about being first to put air bags in all of Chrysler's cars!
Four years later, Iacocca made a U-turn. Announcing a year ago in June that Chrysler would install air bags in all its 1990 models, he said in a newspaper ad: "You can teach an old dog new tricks... You won't hear any more beefs about air bags from me."