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Like a bad penny – he’s back

Before there was Sarah Palin, there was Joe the Plumber. Joe had his 15 minutes of fame and then some. Now, he is running for Congress. From TPM: Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) declaring his intention to seek the congressional seat held by Rep. Marcy Kaptur in Ohio’s 9th district. I wrote this over 2 years ago about Joe the Plumber and I think it is still true today – Look, I don’t want Joe the plumber to be my president. I don’t want Sarah Palin to be my president or vice president. I want

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Joe the Plumber wants to shoot someone in Congress

Like a bad penny, he just keeps showing up. Isn’t his 15 minutes of fame over yet? From TP: On Wednesday, Joe “the Plumber” Wurzelbacher said that if he were in Congress, he would “probably be in jail” because he’d be charged with “slapping some member.” He added, “And that’s not [bull] either.” ThinkProgress asked Joe at CPAC yesterday which members he would most like to slap. “Pretty much anybody that’s stood there and said anything bad about our troops, pretty much anybody who sat there and talked treasonous talk about America,” Joe said. He then implied that some members of

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