For those of you who had hoped his fifteen minutes of fame were fourteen minutes too long and that Joe the Plumber would fade back into obscurity, I'm afraid that Joe had different plans. Think Progress got one of the first laugh-out-loud post election story I've seen:
Samuel Joseph Wurzelbach(er), aka “Joe the Plumber,” is taking on a new job as a war correspondent. He is heading to Israel to cover the war for the conservative site PJTV.com. Wurzelbacher said his 10-day journey will help explain why Israeli forces are mounting attacks against Hamas:
I get to go over there and let their “Average Joes” share their story, what they think, how they feel – especially with, you know, world opinion. Maybe get a real story out there.
Oh good grief, this should be hack-tackular. I may have to bookmark his site (what? There aren't enough news sources with a conservative bent that we need another one?) just to get my daily update.