And it gets even better – almost too good to be true.
“Joe the Plumber” didn’t even show up to the rally he was supposed to be at with McCain. McCain’s aides that “he decided not to come” and may show up later in the day, but when CNN’s Mary Snow talked to Joe, he said:
it was “news to him” that he was supposed to be at the McCain rally. Wurzelbacher [AKA “Joe the Plumber”] said nobody from the McCain campaign confirmed he was attending the event and called the incident a “miscommunication.”
He also told Snow that he had no plans to meet with up with McCain later.
When CNN contacted him a second time, Wurzelbacher said the campaign only called him to confirm after the event in question already took place and that he would now try to meet up with McCain later in the day.
Here’s the original article.