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Joe Plumber

Joe The Plumber Fights With Israeli Reporter

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joe the Plumber has been reporting from Israel in his new position as Pajamas Media war correspondent. The campaign trail celebrity went to war to c...

Jason Linkins

Joe The Plumber Launches Website, Will Ruin Websites Forever | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

No, my friends, it has not escaped my attention that Samuel J. Wurzelbacher - also known by his idio(t)syncratic alias "Joe the Plumber" - has launche...

McCain Discovers Plumber No Ordinary Joe

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain hung his final presidential debate performance on an Ohio plumber who campaign aides never vetted. A day after making Joseph Wurzelbacher...

We Need a President Who Plays Well With Others

Pam Atherton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Pam Atherton

Enough with the campaign promises. That's not what we need right now, especially since most of the promises probably won't happen anyway. What we need is a president who respects others. Especially the women-folk.

Would Republicans Accuse Joe The Plumber Of Voter Fraud?

UK Guardian | James Ridgeway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Under the GOP's vote suppression strategy in Ohio, McCain's now famous icon could have had a hard time casting a ballot. In a case that has now gone ...

Sam Stein

Joe The Plumber: Not A Tax Expert | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher, a.k.a. "Joe the Plumber," is the topic of the day on the campaign trail, in part because he held an impromptu press confer...

"Joe the Plumber" Wurzelbacher Not Voting for McCain

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

It might be heartening to McCain to know that he has at least one vote in Democratic stronghold Lucas County, Ohio, but for one small fact: "Joe Wurzelbacher" don't vote!

What Joe the Plumber Really Means

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

Our democracy is kabuki theater, replete with symbolic archetypal Americans, used as scapegoats (Reagan's "welfare queens"), for fearmongering (Harry & Louise) and now as mythic idols (Joe the Plumber).

Liveblog! Obama and McCain Meet Head On For The Last Time, Unless You Count Election Day

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Will McCain lose his temper? Will "That One" speak professorially? (Drink every time someone on cable says that!) What will the squiggly lines of CNN have to say about it? Tune in, all, because our liveblog is live!