Joe the Plumber was beseiged by the media in Ohio today. Everyone wanted to know who he was, and uh oh - some rather startling details began showing up. So now the question is - Was Joe the Plumber a plant? This is Joe's 15 minutes of fame - if he was not a plant.
According to Lucas County, Ohio court records, there is a Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher who has a state income tax lien of $1,182.98. According to the court record he lives on a street that is part of the Lincoln Green subdivision.
And Joe the Plumber's Father appears to be Robert Wurzelbacher right wing fanatic and contributor who is the son in law of..... you're not going to believe this. Charles Keating.
Joe is 34 years old, he is a single dad and he is NOT a plumber. He is just a plumbers helper becasue you dont need to be a licensed plumber iof you are working for someone else. And his income is around $40,000. Hhe does not own any business, and cant afford to buy any business, so he probably dreams of buying a business that makes $250,000 a year.
Joe has lived in various places - Ohio, Arizona, North Dakota and Alaska. And lastly Joe is NOT an undecided voter. He is registered as a Republican.
Here are some links to more info.
Liens and addresses - very personal details.
Joe the Plumber is not actually a plumber.