Thursday, October 16, 2008

The continuing saga of Joe, the not plumber

So this Joe guy, "the plumber," um,

1) isn't a plumber, and
2) doesn't work for a business worth anywhere near $250,000, and
3) would actually be helped more by Obama's tax policy than by McCain's.

Wurzelbacher said he worked under the license held by his boss, Al Newell of Newell Plumbing and Heating Co. of Toledo. Newell is a licensed plumbing contractor in Toledo, records show. But anyone working under Newell should have a journeyman’s plumbing license or an apprenticeship license, officials said.

Building Inspection officials said Newell was responsible for making sure that anyone working under him was licensed. The Toledo Plumbing Board of Control may consider sanctions against Wurzelbacher or Newell, officials told NBC affiliate WNWO of Toledo

Click the post title for the full story. Fascinating stuff. Another example of how every single thing the McCain campaign puts out there gets exposed as a lie or a distortion. It's stunning to see a campaign that's this completely inept, unethical, bad, stupid, and wrong-headed.