Joe the Plumber is back, and he wants you to flush your money away


Sometimes stuff keeps floating to the surface no matter how many times you flush. Joe the Plumber has re-appeared in the culture. He's may not be an actual pipeman, but he's proving adept at plumbing new depths of political ignorance.

Check out this nearly incomprehensible TV ad for a 900 number fronted by Mr. Wurzelbacher. You'll be forgiven if you have to play it a couple times to figure out what the heck he's selling. "I'm going to give the American people the opportunity to vote the I.R.S. out!" he vows, getting hot and bothered as he tells you that when it comes to the Internal Revenue Service, "we can vote them out!"