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Sunday, January 11, 2009

Joe the Plumber Hates Our Freedoms

Posted by on Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 8:19 PM

Finally, we get to hear how Joe Wurzelbacher feels about the media's role in war. He's in Israel reporting for the conservative site Pajamas TV (?), manufacturers of Conservativism 2.0.

 

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Oh Jesus. He and Sarah should just do a snuff porn with the audio looped by the non-retarded. That's about all they are good for.
Posted by Put them out of their misery on January 11, 2009 at 8:31 PM · Report this
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Palin-Wurzelbacher 2012
Posted by My Republican Dream Team on January 11, 2009 at 8:38 PM · Report this
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Please please ignore him.
Posted by Uncle Vinny on January 11, 2009 at 8:41 PM · Report this
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"I don't think journalists should be anywhere allowed war."

A) Nice sentence.
B) So what are you doing there? Oh wait, you're not a journalist, are you.
Posted by Al on January 11, 2009 at 8:41 PM · Report this
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Gee, Joe, your views on war reporting are just like your namesake Stalin's. Big surprise there.
Posted by banjoboy on January 11, 2009 at 8:45 PM · Report this
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He's over there fighting for your right to freedom from thought.
Posted by banjoboy on January 11, 2009 at 8:48 PM · Report this
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Joe the Plumber bashing the media is like a boat bashing water.
Posted by Albert Einstein on January 11, 2009 at 8:57 PM · Report this
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How do you suppose we got all footage from World War Two Joe?
Posted by blaire with an e on January 11, 2009 at 9:00 PM · Report this
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you can't polish a turd
Posted by SV on January 11, 2009 at 9:10 PM · Report this
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Well, with this guy on the case, I guess we know the Democrats will be out of power by the midterms. How do you argue with a mind like that? You can't.
Posted by elenchos on January 11, 2009 at 9:12 PM · Report this
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He walks around with a badge stating "Disclaimer: I supported the guy who got his ass kicked", right?
Posted by oneway on January 11, 2009 at 9:23 PM · Report this
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W.T.F.
Posted by onion on January 11, 2009 at 9:47 PM · Report this
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PLEASE give this man more of a forum. If we ever needed more evidence of a public ready to strap on their jack boots and serve the all powerful (drunk, abusive) daddy government, here he is.

I hope he keeps talking and getting press. The only thing better than stupidity speaking up just enough to get called out and smacked down, is public, undeniable, un-retractable stupidity on tape speaking up loud enough to get smacked down.

More please. And weekly addresses from Palin. And a non-stop, publicly broadcast loop of Coulter telling that guy on CBS that she believes the increase of births out of wedlock is a liberal conspiracy.
Posted by nullbull on January 11, 2009 at 10:15 PM · Report this
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Maybe this is all part of his singing career. He is probably booked to appear at some Holiday Inns there.
Posted by Both Kinds of Music on January 11, 2009 at 10:23 PM · Report this
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What. A. Douchenozzle.
Posted by Reverse Polarity on January 11, 2009 at 10:26 PM · Report this
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say it ain't so joe!

don't you know sh*t about history?

maybe he should google:
ernie pyle
andy rooney
walter cronkite
john hershey
sam stavisky
basil clarke
Richard Dimbleby
J.C. Furnas
joe rosenthal
edward r murrow
alan moorehead
larry lesueur
hemingway
eric sevareid

oh the truth and its liberal bias.

what he should be mad at is that the media isn't (as) censored as it once was. in addition, the speed with which information can travel and be disseminated is about 100x what it was in world war one or two..
Posted by mike on January 11, 2009 at 10:37 PM · Report this
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@16 you left out Winston Churchill
Posted by vooodooo84 on January 11, 2009 at 10:55 PM · Report this
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#16 FTW
Posted by Both Kinds of Music on January 11, 2009 at 10:56 PM · Report this
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@17
Maybe your google is broken...try again later.
Posted by Swing and a miss on January 11, 2009 at 11:02 PM · Report this
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Watch as the Israeli guy tries to inch out of the frame. He doesn't want to be standing next to a "dumb bomb" about to go off.
Posted by eclexia on January 11, 2009 at 11:24 PM · Report this
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i wish he would go right into the midst of battle, but he's just another pussy racist chickenhawk who hates the "ayyyyrahhhbss"
Posted by joe the reporter on January 11, 2009 at 11:33 PM · Report this
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With enemies like Joe and Sarah, who needs friends?
Posted by gnossos on January 11, 2009 at 11:38 PM · Report this
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Ugh, can Not-Joe the Not-Plumber just climb back into whatever hole he came from?
Posted by jen on January 12, 2009 at 12:09 AM · Report this
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Pop Quiz...what is the Clinton Doctrine? (No Googling).

And why wasn't Joe Biden asked about it?

http://www.cnn.com/ALLPOLITICS/time/1999…
Posted by Obey The Clinton Doctrine on January 12, 2009 at 12:45 AM · Report this
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Please ignore Joe the Traitor and hope some street urchin steals his US passport and uses it to light a fire to make smores with.
Posted by Will in Seattle on January 12, 2009 at 1:05 AM · Report this
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But if journalists arent allowed to report from war zones how will we hear about all the good things the troops are doing in Iraq?
Posted by blaire with an e on January 12, 2009 at 1:45 AM · Report this
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@24 Nope, I didn't know about the Clinton Doctrine. Turns out it's a scarcely used phrase from a few published articles and a Wikipedia article stub:
"The Clinton Doctrine is not a clear statement in the way that many other United States presidential doctrines were."

I would bet that if Biden were asked about it, he would reply with an excruciatingly detailed description and analysis of the Clinton administration's foreign policy.

But the Charlie Gibson question really isn't why the sloggers and wonkettes have so much fun with the McCain-Palin-Wurzelbacher-Erik Estrada ticket. Really, there was so much more to it.

Posted by Wawawai on January 12, 2009 at 3:04 AM · Report this
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@10, actually, with the way this country is going? I expect the Democrats to be out of power in the mid terms. They are already turing on Obama and the stimulus package which if delayed or cut back is going to lead us further into a catostrophic financial crisis. And with Sarah Palin and Joe the Plumber out there, you KNOW the GOP will nominate them in 2012....

Wonder what will happen? Hmmmmmm, lingering financial crisis is the best breading ground for revolt or the rise of dictatorships. Picture President Palin in 2013 with Executive order 51 on her side. Think it can't happen here? Think again. Nearly half the country voted for McCain in November and a huge swath of voters did not vote for Obama as much as they voted against the GOP.

If the Dems don't deliver an economic miricle in the next few months; GAME OVER!
Posted by Cato the Younger Younger on January 12, 2009 at 3:56 AM · Report this
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Wow, Cato. It's gonna be a *long* eight years for you. Good luck with that.
Posted by Joe Wisconsin on January 12, 2009 at 5:57 AM · Report this
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Republicans "think" ignorance is an asset. How's that worked for us the last eight years?
Posted by Vince on January 12, 2009 at 6:15 AM · Report this
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It's like a Capra Movie gone horribly horribly wrong: an everyman is plucked out of nowhere to become the face and voice of the nameless masses of everyday Joe's. Except in the end he becomes a pawn to cynical political manueverings rather than a reformer. Call it, "Meet Joe D'oh."
Posted by stuck in boston on January 12, 2009 at 6:50 AM · Report this
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Wouldn't it be so awesome if he just happened to get hit by a stray Israeli bullet?
Posted by east coaster on January 12, 2009 at 7:02 AM · Report this
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32, Nah, then he'd be hailed as a hero. He just needs to keep on making a fool of himself.
Posted by Rob on January 12, 2009 at 7:23 AM · Report this
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Please please please just keep this man in front of a camera and mic. Let the rednecks take over the GOP and drive it like a monster truck right off a cliff.
Posted by Andy Niable on January 12, 2009 at 7:25 AM · Report this
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@24 "Turns out it's a scarcely used phrase from a few published articles and a Wikipedia article stub..."

Just like the Bush Doctrine, which was turned into a trick question.

Posted by Trick Question on January 12, 2009 at 8:28 AM · Report this
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Trick Question: I'm so tired of conservatives pretending not to realize that Palin is dumb as shit. You're not fooling anyone.
Posted by Big Sven on January 12, 2009 at 8:30 AM · Report this
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@35: I think @24's point was that Joe Biden would've been able to at least discuss Clinton foreign policy. Palin, if she had been pressed to discuss Bush foreign policy, would've discussed Putin rearing his head in Alaska airspace, and how it's gotta be about healthcare. *wink!*
Posted by Ziggity on January 12, 2009 at 8:36 AM · Report this
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Aw, Sven, come on now. That post is an insult to shit everywhere.
Posted by Fifty-Two-Eighty on January 12, 2009 at 8:39 AM · Report this
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Oh 35, you keep telling yourself that. I hope dear Sarah is the republican nominee in '12. Please.

Posted by Rob on January 12, 2009 at 8:44 AM · Report this
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"War is Hell and I think the media should have no business in it."

Joe, what the hell are you doing there then?
Posted by OMG! on January 12, 2009 at 9:09 AM · Report this
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So wait.

Does this mean we won't see another Republican president as long as reporters continue to ask 'trick' questions? Because like those darn trick questions; there's not defense!

Unless you can learn to just brutally beat your interviewer about the head and neck with their damn questions.

Learn? What's learn? We do not learn. Shit.
Posted by elenchos on January 12, 2009 at 9:32 AM · Report this
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Joe should shut his pipes already.
Posted by Simone on January 12, 2009 at 9:48 AM · Report this
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Pajamas Media is the outfit responsible for Michelle Malkin, or maybe the other way around. Either way, that says a lot all by itself.
Posted by Mike in Renton on January 12, 2009 at 10:45 AM · Report this
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He is media, bad media, but media none the less so why is he decrying media? The memarks at 00:55 are particularly inane: "You can't plan your day, you can't take a pic-nic". What an idiot.
Posted by inkweary on January 12, 2009 at 11:43 AM · Report this
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i dated an israeli guy once. he was really hot and he read his books backwards and would break into crazy israeli songs randomly while talking to his friends back home in hebrew on his cell phone and would make me breakfast sandwiches with challah bread. he was infinitely grateful to be living in shithole jacksonville FL rather than israel.

joe the plumber is an idiot and why are we giving him any media attention??? i have absolutely no interest in what he says except for the fact that anything someone like him says makes the rest of us look incredibly dumb. fuck that guy, he's a turd.
Posted by stainer on January 14, 2009 at 1:30 AM · Report this
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"Pajama TV." Where unemployed investment bankers, hedge managers, and account executives go to get their kleptocratic world view re-invigorated. Watch Wurzelbacher in your pajamas and wax nostalgic for the good old Bush days, you corporate shills.
Posted by Siegelman on January 14, 2009 at 1:12 PM · Report this

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