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October 20, 2008

An Army of Joes

Anger at a McCain rally.

Aimed not at Obama, at the press.

York approached Tito Munoz, a small construction business owner, who was complaining about the press treatment of Joe. Tito assumed York was just another reporter there to give him the "business".

Yeah, I have my papers right here, he said. Im an American citizen. Right here, right here. With that, he produced a U.S. passport, turned it to the page with his picture on it, and thrust it about an inch from my nose. Right here, he said. In your face.

Munoz said he owned a small construction business. I have a license, if you guys want to check, he said.

Someone asked why Munoz had come to the rally. I support McCain, but Ive come to face you guys because Im disgusted with you guys, he said. Why the hell are you going after Joe the Plumber? Joe the Plumber has an idea. He has a future. He wants to be something else. Why is that wrong? Everything is possible in America. I made it. Joe the Plumber could make it even better than me. . . . I was born in Colombia, but I was made in the U.S.A.

Mother Jones tool David Corn thought this would be a good time to defend the press coverage, including the brilliant suggestion to a black woman that she is better than Joe because she pays her taxes.

Good move Dave.

It's been said many times (so I'll say it again, cause I'm just a moron), most Americans are fair-minded people. They know when someone who doesn't deserve it is viciously attacked by a media bent on defending The Precious from his own big dumb mouth. And they don't like it a lot.

I am Joe the Plumber! Munoz chimed in. Youre attacking me.

Yes, they are. And they're being called on it too.



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