For reasons that are 100% unclear to me, someone has hired Samuel Wurzelbacher to cover the war in Gaza. No, really.

From AP:

Joe The Plumber is putting down his wrenches and picking up a reporter’s notebook.

The Ohio man who became a household name during the presidential campaign says he is heading to Israel as a war correspondent for the conservative Web site

Samuel J. Wurzelbacher says he’ll spend 10 days covering the fighting. (more… )

Jon Stewart and the Daily Show has more. Watch the whole clip, including Joe the Plumber’s answer as to how he will be protected while covering the war.