Joe the Plumber
The most quoted line from Samuel Wurzelbacher's letter was "your dead kids don't trump my constitutional rights." The chutzpah required to write something like that to a total stranger who has just lost a child and does not care about your opinion notwithstanding, the worst thing about that line is that it is essentially the official position of the US government.
You've no doubt heard that this doesn't happen in countries like Japan, Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada where the gun rules are strict and lives are saved. But here the cycle of death, denial, resistance and madness goes on.
Joe the Gundamentalist
Joe The Plumber (an Auto Union Member) Might Become the Next Cliven Bundy If Republicans Deem Him a Liability
Joe The Plumber should realize that one wrong move -- a slip of the tongue, or perhaps even his real thoughts on race or American history -- could result in abandonment by the same people who made him famous.
The gun cult has radicalized in the wake of the Newtown tragedy and subsequent mass shootings, especially since our political leaders are silent, held hostage by the gun lobby. In that vacuum of leadership, the size of mass shootings increases and the lethality of weapons continue unabated.
Samuel Wurzelbacher, better known as Joe the Plumber, insisted the deaths of innocent people "don't trump" his constitutional rights in an open letter to the families of victims in Friday's shooting rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Samuel Wurzelbacher, better known as “Joe the Plumber," who gained notoriety during the 2008 presidential election, announced Sunday on his personal website that he has begun working with Chrysler Group LLC, as a member of the United Auto Workers.