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Last Edited: October 17, 2008, 12:31 pm

Joe The Plumber: Social Security Is A 'Joke' And Liberal Conspiracy Theories

By Bonnie Erbe


Oct 16, 2008



(US News)  Joe Wurzelbacher, the plumber so often referred to by  Sen. John McCain  in the third and final debate had better learn to shut his mouth. The more he speaks publicly, the more he looks like the GOP plant liberal blogs are starting to claim that he is. Watch him calling Social Security a "joke" on  YouTube:

I'm no fan of tax hikes, but even I recognize Social Security is no "joke." It has single-handedly lifted millions of elderly and disabled Americans out of poverty and turned America's elderly from the most impoverished age demographic to one with an income more in line with that of working families.

Joe the Plumber so loves media attention, he's drawing pro-Obama bloggers to  question his authenticity  as an undecided voter:

Joe has been on so many right wing talk shows it appears pretty obvious that this is a coordinated attempt to pull a last second 'tax and spend' haymaker. Family Security Matters, a wingnut security policy thinktank, has the first interview with Joe after this Obama encounter. Hmmm. What's the chance that a group like this gets the first interview with this alleged 'undecided voter'?

Other blogs say Wurzelbacher may be related to Charles Keating of the Keating Five and that his father is a  major Republican donor:

Joe the Plumber, the star of tonight's debate, may have a very interesting connection to John McCain. In fact, Joe the Plumber (Joe Wurzelbacher) of Cincinnati, Ohio may be related to one Robert Wurzelbacher of Cincinnati, Ohio, who happens to be Charles Keating's son-in-law. Robert Wurzelbacher was implicated in the Keating 5 scandal, and sentenced to 40 months in prison in 1993. Wurzelbacher is also a huge Republican donor.

Keep watching this story because if it proves true that "Joe the Plumber" is the wealthy, Republican regular the liberal blogs are claiming he is, the McCain  campaign  could go down as the most corrupt and inept in history.

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NBey6Comment by NBey6 - October 17, 2008, 12:32 pm
Wow!!! Guilty by association???????!!! Hmmmmmm you be the judge.
LottoVantageComment by LottoVantage - October 17, 2008, 1:14 pm
Right on Nbey6! Great reporting, keep up the good work...
NBey6Comment by NBey6 - October 17, 2008, 8:35 pm
Okay now that didn't go well at all. It has been determined that "Joe the Plumber" may now lose his job over this incident. If he's not related to Robert Wurzelbacher of Cincinnati, he's gonna wish he was now!! I'm sure he wishes John McCain would've kept his big mouth shut and just lost the damn debate!!

We really don't need another innocent person to lose their job in this horrible economy.

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