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October 17, 2008

"I am Joe the Plumber"

A reader requested a photoshop along these lines. He asked for one that referenced the I'm a Mac/I'm a PC thing, but I couldn't see how to do that in a single p-shop so I just asked Slublog to go with Spartacus:

iamjoetheplumber.jpg

Cute, huh? Well, it turns out the knuckle-dragging, mouth-breathing, soup-slurping submoronic "grassroots" that Chris Buckley, Peggy Noonan, and friends have such disdain for are actually staging their own rather witty Spartacus reenactments:

In fairness, they probably got that idea from "the elites" without whom they'd be utterly unable to tie their shoes or tell time.

Awesome Video Rant by "Grassroots" Submoron: Just anecdotal evidence. But there might be some resonance here.

This guy seems blue collar, like that imbecile Joe the Plumber, so I assume "elites" were around to explain to his ig'rant ass how to turn on the picture-gizmo, and how to move his face-hole to make word-sounds come out, and how to refrain from fun-touching his daddy-stick for a full five minutes.

Another Pic & McCain Defends Joe: Detail they could have omitted: When they bend over, they display their plumber's half-moon.

Guys: You don't have to get that far into character.

Thanks to CJ for that.



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