June 20, 2012 Leave a comment
Remember when John McCain touted “Joe the Plumber” (real name: Samuel J. Wurzelbacher) as the voice of reason during the 2008 presidential campaign?
Well, it looks like Joe has lost a bit of that reasonableness, and maybe some history teacher votes, too.
The Republican nominee for Ohio’s fairly new 9th congressional district, Wurzelbacher has released a campaign ad that argues gun control caused the Holocaust.
His logic: “In 1939, Germany established gun control. From 1939 to 1945, 6 million Jews and 7 million others, unable to defend themselves, were exterminated.”
Then a grinning Joe turns to the camera and says, “I love America.”
Throughout his spiel, he fires weapons at fruits and vegetables that are sitting atop wooden posts.
Oddly enough, this is…
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