Joe’s name is actually Samuel, he isn’t a Plumber, and he doesn’t pay his taxes. I hate to write this, because it should not matter at all who “Joe the Plumber” is, except that on the basis of nothing but his first name, the label
Barack Obama won’t raise taxes on anyone making less than $250,000 a year. John McCain claims in tonight’s debate that a plumber, “Joe the Plumber” would get a tax hike under Barack Obama’s presidency. John McCain is claiming that “Joe the Plumber” is a quartermillionaire.