Friday, October 17, 2008

"Joe The Plumber" A Fraudulent McCain Campaign Tool

Well, it looks like Joe The Plumber's 15 minutes of fame may have made it a couple of days -- but that's going to be about it.

The Politico is reporting that Joe, the all-American, working-class hero that John McCain yakked about ad nauseam in the third Presidential debate Wednesday night, will probably get a tax cut under a President Obama and, as it turns out, he isn’t really even a plumber.

Here's an excerpt from The Politico:
John McCain hung his final presidential debate performance on an Ohio plumber who campaign aides never vetted.

A day after making Joseph Wurzelbacher famous, referencing him in the debate almost two dozen times as someone who would pay higher taxes under Barack Obama, McCain learned the fine print Thursday on the plumber’s not-so-tidy personal story: He owes back taxes. He is not a licensed plumber. And it turns out that Wurzelbacher makes less than $250,000 a year, which means he would receive a tax cut if Obama were elected president.
I think McCain would have done better exploiting Bob the Builder.

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