Wow, Sheppard Smith goes after Joe the Plumber for the insane statements he made at an RNC event today about Obama. Will John McCain still be using Joe the Plumber in all his new ads since he's saying Obama will destroy Israel? (rough transcript)
Sheppard: Why specifically is a vote for Obama a vote for the death of Israel?
Joe: Well specifically, look at his record. Obama's agreed to meet with Israel's enemies with no uncertain terms.. In fact he's letting them dictate terms to him and then look at his past associations, people he talks to...
Sheppard: Like who?
Joe: Quite honestly, you know, the gentleman that approached me with that question I agreed to with what I know...
Sheppard: What I can't figure our is why, let's listen to this clip from earlier.
Q: A vote for Obama is a vote for the death to Israel. I'ss guarantee you that.
Joe: Well, you know what? I'll actually agree with you on that one. I agree with you. I really think that would be a problem.
Sheppard: Joe, do you know Barack Obama's positions on Israel?
Joe: Ahhh, listen, I know you want to really get some answers on this one, I'm just not going to help you out here Sheppard. Let people go out and find it issues....
Sheppard: Do you think John McCain agrees with you?
Joe: No, it's just my personal opinion that I've come up with looking at different facts.
Listen, you don't want my opinion on foreign policy. I know just enough to probably be dangerous.
Sheppard: Well that's what I was kind of wondering. I wonder if you think it's dangerous at all for people to say a vote for Barack Obama is the same as a vote for Israel. If you think that's something dangerous for people to start believing because what happens if the polls are right and he becomes the President of the US and people start thinking this means the death of Israel. Are you worried what people might do if they actually believed something like that?
Joe: Well again, that goes back again to what I've been saying.
Sheppard: I just want to make this 100% perfectly clear. Barack Obama has said repeatedly and demonstrated repeatedly that Israel will always be a friend to the United States no matter what happens once he becomes President, his words.
Nice tag Shep. What a very silly man that Joe is. He couldn't name one thing Obama has done for anyone to say something so outrageous as that. And he refused to even answer Sheppard's questions. He probably thought he would be getting the Huckabee/Cavuto/Hannity treatment. Hey Joe, you ain't pretty no more.