Posts Tagged ‘populist my sweet ass’

Everyone gets their quarter of an hour:

“Move over, Sanjaya, and tell William Hung the news: Joe the Plumber is being pursued for a major record deal and could come out with a country album as early as Inauguration Day.”

Politico reports that Joe/Sam the not-plumber/tax evader has signed with a Nashville PR firm for “a shift out of the plumbing trade into stage and studio performances.”  It’s a big outfit:

“The Press Office, a PR firm based in Nashville, Tenn., represents an eclectic array of other clients including country stars John Anderson and the Gatlin Brothers, quirky folk singer Leon Redbone, NASCAR driver Chase Mattioli and animal repellent firm Liquid Fence. The Bobby Roberts Company reps several of the same acts, in addition to Juice Newton, Merle Haggard and Jon Secada.”

I know Leon Redbone.  Leon Redbone is a friend of mine.  And you, sir, are no Leon Redbone.

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The RNC has spent $150,000 on clothes for her in less than 4 months.

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, in the middle of the collapse of our nation’s financial institutions the party that claims the right to call themselves the only ‘true’ Americans thinks its perfectly acceptable to  swaddle its cultural populist  mouth peace in the equivalent of 15 people’s annual health care cost.


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