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Joe the war correspondent

I hate to diss the folks at Pajamas TV, who were nice enough to let me come on recently to promote our worst predictions list, but sending Samuel “Joe the Plumber” Wurzelbacher to cover the war in Gaza seems like a questionable decision: Mr Wurzelbacher, 34, says he will spend 10 days covering the fighting ...

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I hate to diss the folks at Pajamas TV, who were nice enough to let me come on recently to promote our worst predictions list, but sending Samuel “Joe the Plumber” Wurzelbacher to cover the war in Gaza seems like a questionable decision:

Mr Wurzelbacher, 34, says he will spend 10 days covering the fighting in Gaza and explaining why Israeli forces are mounting attacks against Hamas.

He told WNWO-TV in Toledo, Ohio, that he wants “go over there and let their ‘Average Joes’ share their story”.

If you’re a little fuzzy on Joe’s foreign policy views, just recall that he agreed with a voter on the campaign trail that a vote for Barack Obama was equivalent to a vote for the death of Israel.

Meanwhile, the Internet is still anxiously awaiting Joe the Blogger’s debut. Joe the merchandiser is going strong though.

Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

 Twitter: @joshuakeating

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