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Published:January 9th, 2009 09:54 EST
joe the plumber

Joe The Plumber Trades In Plunger For Reporter's Notebook

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Joe The Plumber is putting down his wrenches and picking up a reporter`s notebook.

The Ohio man who became a household name during the presidential campaign says he is heading to Israel as a war correspondent for the conservative Web site

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Samuel J. Wurzelbacher (WUR`-zuhl-bah-kur) says he`ll spend 10 days covering the fighting."

The Associated Press

Joe the Unlicensed Plumber is now Joe the Rookie Reporter. I`d like to borrow that plunger that Joe is putting down, I will need it to plunge the crap he writes down the toilet.

I`m a strong supporter of the state of Israel, but Joe is so biased he should be writing for the Tel Aviv Chamber of Commerce. At one point during the presidential election Joe declared that an Obama victory would spell death for Israel.

Joe the Journalist will be covering the Palestinian-Israeli conflict from the Israeli perspective. It should be noted that Joe doesn`t deserve the title of "war correspondent", he will be far away from the action. Joe will be in the relative safety of Israel, and not hunkered down in a Palestinian refugee camp.

When Joe returns from his tour of duty in Israel, I hope that the mainstream media won`t legitimize him by peppering him with questions.

Joe enjoyed his 15 minutes of fame as Joe the Plumber, he isn`t entitled to another 15 minutes of fame as Joe the Journalist.