So, Sam Joe the Plumber, the beefy goofball from Smalltown, Ohio whom John McCain invoked about 666 times during the last presidential debate? A big fraud who may be nothing more than a shoddy plant from the McCain campaign!
First up, this from the New York Times:
An official at Local 50 of the plumber???s union, based in Toledo, said Mr. [Sam Joe] Wurzelbacher does not hold a license. He also has never served an apprenticeship and does not belong to the union. (The national plumber???s union, the United Association of Plumbers, Steamfitters, and Service Mechanics, endorsed Mr. Obama, it should be noted.) "He???s basically playing games with the world," Thomas Joseph, the local???s business manager, said in a telephone interview Thursday morning.
A fake plumber, huh? That's not so bad. But follow us down the rabbit hole just a little bit further, to where the truly repellent rabbits rest in their own filth. From the Huffington Post:
So, you remember Joe the Plumber, who John McCain kept relentlessly bringing up. … The fellow who said that Barack Obama 'tap dances better than Sammy Davis Jr.' … Well, it turns out he's the one gliding around the dance floor so much, you should expect to see him soon on 'Dancing with the Stars.' You see, Joe Wurzelbacher is apparently related to Robert Wurzelbacher. Who is the son-in-law of (are you ready…?) Charles Keating!
Yes, that Charles Keating. The Charles Keating involved with Senator John McCain in a trashy corruption scandal in the 80s.
Joe the Bummer, please get flushed.
Update: Whoops! Now the reports are that it's a different Wurzelbacher involved with Keating. Nevertheless, we still can't stand Joe the Plumber and his bald head.
Awesome. Also, I totally have the Super Mario Bros. theme song stuck in my head now.
Do do do do do do do do do do do do-do-do-do do do do do do…
Why does he have to be a plant? Why can't he just be another lunatic Republican?
I had heard rumors that he was a McCain campaign plant from the very beginning…if true, I'm not at all surprised.
Wow. The plant who was supposed to make Obama look bad is actually related to guy who earned the Keating 5 their name. And the things this group did for business deregulation 20 or so years ago, helped to put us in the mess we're in now. He was also bitching about his taxes going up, but this douche only made 40k last year, AND OWES TAX MONEY ON IT. He should be supporting Obama because he would get a tax break. I wonder what these actual liscensed plumbers in unions think of Joe.
Is it just me or should we be more worried about Grampy's past associations more than Obama's?
With the exception of this one fern I had, I'd say this marks the first time I've mistaken a plant for a plumber.
I suspected this fuckery from the beginning.
I think Matt is Joe the "Plumber". Matt never said where he was from on any posts to my knowledge. Could be from Ohio.
BTW, has anyone heard the things spewing out of this guy's mouth? He really thinks we gave the Iraqi's freedom, and he thinks illegal immigration is a big deal. Joe, you live in Toledo O-Friggin-Hio. Who's coming across the border, Canadians??? And what do you think they're coming for, OUR healthcare system??? The guy's a baffoon.
They have outdone themselves this time! So, what do you guys think they will do next? BTW, "Wurzelbacher" is a pretty unusual name, so I would not be at all surprised to find that Joe/Sam is somehow related to the "other" Wurzelbacher associated with McCain. It is a little coincidental…
Im from Florida.
sar, you funny.
A lot of foreigners come to Ohio to work at Cedar Point in the summer. If they want to get paid, what, $8.00 an hour for standing outside in 90+ degree heat going over ride safety instructions 500 times a day all I have to say is "Welcome to our country!".
Cedar Point rules. I love Bonetown.
I love Cedar Point too! I don't think I'm going to make it there for Halloweekends this year which is a bummer. I went early in the summer though so I'll survive!
Halloweekends is the shiz. I haven't been in a few years but Millenium Force is the best coaster ever!! That first hill, holy crap.
Millenium Force is my favorite! I love that coaster! Top Thrill Dragster and Maverick are my other favorites. I love how Frontier Town is super dark and people jump out at your during Halloweekends. My friend scares easily and they must smell her fear because they harrass her the whole night. I laugh every time she jumps and screams.
I knew it. Lame.
Plus, I had a doubt that he is somehow related to that Keating scandal; why? because it is socio-economics/class staus. Joe, the big Dork, is lower-middle class. Small town. Liar. Your simple dumb-ass who barely (probable) graduated high school. Now, this Keating a**hole. College educated, liar, wealthy. Why would they ever associate?….. socio-economic/class backrounds.
jemms, I associate with plenty of super wealthy folks and I'm just a poor copywriter. I'm just sayin'.
And, lets be honest, no matter what your socio-economic/class background, it's always good to have a plumber for a friend.
And a mechanic, qc. You can never have too many mechanics for friends (unless you don't have a car - then it doesn't matter).
I won't date a guy who doesn't at least know how to change his own oil. He doesn't have to actually do it regularly, he just has to know how.
My litmus test for men I associate with is if they can change a bicycle tube. I hate changing bicycle tubes. It gets my paws all dirty.
I suspect some foul play here. You used to hear about Joe Sixpack. Now all you hear is Joe The Plumber. My opinion: Joe The Plumber, in a fit of jealousy, whacked Joe Sixpack over the head with a pipe wrench and buried him somewhere in Ohio, thus securing his place in the national spotlight.
I think that "Six Pack" is Joe's middle name.
@stoney You may be friends with wealthy and vice versa, but generally, let's be honest, does not happen often. I do not want to offend you, Stoney. I am just pointing out some realities, that is all. But I agree with you as well. Cheers.
Fuck all y'all. Cedar Point rulez!
I actually had to google Cedar Point becasue I had no idea what that really meant. Sounds, um fun!