Friday, October 17, 2008

Joe the Plumber: a Plant?

And we don't we mean a potted one.

Let's see what we've got here. According to this investigation, Samuel J. Wurzelbacher, age 34, registered Republican voter, is an unlicensed plumber, who never served an apprenticeship and doesn't belong to the plumber's union, but he just happened to be at a Barack Obama event in Toledo with a televised question challenging the Democrat about his tax plan.

That question just happened to get a lot attention on Faux Snooze and generate mega-headlines on the New York Post, another Rupert Murdoch- owned mouthpiece for the conservative right and the Repuglicant Party.

Joe Six— er, "Joe the Plumber," just a regular, everyday guy gettin' ready to buy a plumbin' business for a quarter-million dollars, was then unwittingly thrust into the limelight because John McCain purloined the narrative to hammer a theme ad nauseum in the final debate: "Hi, Joe! You're Captain America!"

Sam "Joe" now claims that he asked Obama the question on an "impulse" because he allegedly wanted a genuine answer to his concerns, and he was tired of politicians "tap dancing around." But when he got his answer, "Joe" still deemed Obama's reply to be "a tap dance... almost as good as Sammy Davis, Jr."

WB is impressed with Mr. Wurzelbacher's knowledge of the art of tap dancing. But we wonder why he name-dropped Sammy Davis, Jr. in particular, when looking for a comparison to Senator Obama. Hmm?

Stay tuned. Karl Rove is behind this curtain somewhere....

1 comment:

G-Fab said...

Rove would have picked a better plant!