October 22, 2008
Bill The Pie MakerMove over, Joe the Plumber. Meet Bill:
As Obama tells the story — which he does at every available opportunity — Seip's employees fingered the boss as "a die-hard Republican." When Seip showed up with pieces of pie for his VIP customers, Obama challenged him about his political views.As for Joe the Plumber, you know, the typical low information voter who'd rather vote against Obama's tax cuts for him because he's worried about the taxes on the money he hasn't even made yet, Thomas Frank said:
The "perception of reality," on the other hand, is an amazing political tonic, and with it conservatives have cemented a factproof worldview of lasting power. It is simply this: Conservatives are authentic and liberals are not. The country is divided into a land of the soulful, hard-working producers and a land of the paper-pushing parasites; a plain-spoken heartland and the sinister big cities, where they breed tricky characters like Barack Obama, all "eloquence," as John McCain sneered in last week's presidential debate, but hard to pin down...Technorati Tags: joe the plumber bill the pie maker obama pie elections economy tax cuts news
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