As LU readers know, Joe the Plumber (Samuel, or “Joe,” Wurzelbacher) recently got a job with Chrysler, for which he had to join the UAW. He wrote about his first few days on the job at Joe for America. So, in turn, did a lot of reporters and bloggers. Here are five things I found interesting.
1. The first fellow union member to make a freighted political comment to Joe was someone who called him a “teabagger.”
I had three days of orientation, and now I’m “on the job” over here at Chrysler and on Day 4, I’m outside on a break smoking a cigarette and right on cue – some guy calls me a “teabagger.” Continue reading “Five interesting things about Joe the Plumber getting a union job”