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Joe the Plumber: Fighting for the American Dream

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Hardcover, 180 pages
Published December 1st 2008 by Pearlgate
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Jan 17, 2015 Jerry rated it liked it
When it comes to real-life events, we don’t always have the luxury of a Hunter S. Thompson or a Mike Royko at ground zero. In 2008, then-candidate Senator Barack Obama visited Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher’s neighborhood. As the result of Obama’s embarrassing response to Wurzelbacher’s question, Wurzelbacher found himself at the center of a vicious smear campaign. He ended up on the bus with John McCain, investigated by a media that doesn’t understand middle names, and illegally attacked by Ohio st ...more
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You get to know the 'Joe" the media did not report. Ithink you will like him and his book.
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Former plumber mostly known by his nickname "Joe the Plumber" Wurzelbacher became famous when he was filmed asking presidential candidate Barack Obama about small business tax policies.

"Joe the Plumber" became a metaphor for the middle class american by the media and the McCain-Palin campaign.

During the 2008 presidential campaign Wurzelbacher started working with the watch dog group and his own
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