Joe the Plumber
Here are two blasts from the pasts: Joe the Plumber (real name: Steve the Plumber Wurzelbacher), and those Justin Long/John Hodgman Mac vs. PC ads. And if you combine them together, add some plutonium, and take your DeLorean back to 2004, Joe t. Plumber’s campaign for a seat in Ohio’s 9th congressional district taking the form of those Mac ads would be very a timely piece humor…like something you’d see on a Frank Caliendo stand-up special.
Unfortunately, this is 2012, and it’s all so very, very real.
Martin Eisenstadt, principal of the Eisenstadt Group and Senior Fellow at The Harding Institute for Freedom and Democracy is on a the mind of a lot of bloggers and cable news talent bookers lately. Apparently Mr. Eisenstadt, as an adviser to Senator John McCain, leaked the story that former G.O.P. Vice Presidential Read More
Oh Lordy, this cannot end well. Joe Wurzelbacher—a.k.a. Joe the Plumber, a.k.a. McCain’s favorite talking point—may become a country music star. According to Politico (via Stereogum), The Wurz recently signed with a Nashville public relations firm, and among the slew of requests for interviews, talk show appearances, and corporate sponsorships the firm fielded, Read More