I feel kind of bad for Joe the Plumber. He was so earnest (ignorant and bigoted, but earnest) and didn't realize he was being used in a political game. Being a political novice myself, I'm beginning to believe it's all a big reality show. Obama could have all the good intentions in the world, but politics is a game of power, and the government is made of a bunch of egos jockeying for power. No one seems to be able to get to the governing part. An argument could be made that there is almost no point in voting anymore because it makes no difference which party is in power. Neither one can get anything done.
Joe the Plumber is not longer a fan of either Sarah Palin or John McCain, it seems.
Joe, also known as Sam Wurzelbacher, told an audience in Pennsylvania this week that McCain "is no public servant." Read more at The Hill