Listen, you don’t want my opinion on foreign policy. I know just enough about foreign policy to probably be dangerous.
– – Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher (aka Joe the Plumber), October 28, 2008
[singlepic id=127 w=320 h=240 float=right]Okay, when New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited this week, at first I thought he gave an Israeli kid in a hospital a Blue Elmo doll, notorious for “committing strange and terrible acts disguised as his brother Elmo”. It turns out it was a freakishly fluffy version of Cookie Monster. Nevertheless, I kept my mouth shut about the faux pas of giving a monster to a sick child during war.
But now it went too far: The Associated Press reported today that Joe the Plumber will visit Israel as a war correspondent for Pajamas TV – I am not making this up. This is the same schmo that thinks that “a vote for Obama is a vote for the death of Israel”. Leaving it to psychologists to examine America’s bizarre infatuation with this pseudo average working class person – can’t we just agree sending this guy over is a cruel and unusual punishment for the region?
Take it away, Keith Olbermann: