TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Joe The Plumber Tells Huckabee The Talk Show Host Media Worried About “Silly Things”

Joe_10.19.jpgOn Mike Huckabee‘s new Fox News Channel show last night Samuel “Joe” Wurzelbacher, aka Joe the Plumber fired back at the reporters who’ve been looking in to his past. Including a Scottsdale Tribune’s story that Wurzelbacher’s Arizona driver’s license was suspended in May, 2000, following nonpayment of a court-imposed fine for civil traffic violations.

I am a plumber, and just a plumber, and here Barack Obama or John McCain, I mean these guys are going to deal with some serious issues coming up shortly. The media’s worried about whether I paid my taxes, they’re worried about any number of silly things that have nothing to do with America. They really don’t. I asked a question. When you can’t ask a question to your leaders anymore, that gets scary. That bothers me.

The Toledo Blade reports, Wurzelbacher “strode onto the set of Fox News Channel’s Huckabee program to thunderous applause.”

And that 15 minutes has now stretched to about 84 hours.

Mediabistro Course

Online Production for Writers and Editors

Online Production for Writers and EditorsStarting July 17, learn how to create multi-dimensional content for your digital mediums! Taught by a multiplatform journalist, Darragh Worland will teach you how to create content that is multi-dimensional and editorially relevant, use the web to its full potential, create stories that have social media campaigns built in and increase your value as as an employee. Register now!