Joe The Opportunist

Oct. 30 2008, Published 4:23 a.m. ET

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Joe Wurzelbacher may be the first plumber ever to use a publicist for something other than plumbing. The 34-year-old Ohio resident, known as Joe the Plumber, has signed with a Nashville PR firm that typically works with musicians, reports The Washington Post.

"He's had a deluge of requests for appearances," said owner of the Press Office Jim Della Croce. "Right now we're just planning on getting him through the week."

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On Tuesday, Wurzelbacher endorsed John McCain, and yesterday appeared with Sarah Palin at a rally in Bowling Green, Ohio, where he was enthusiastically greeted by thousands.

Della Croce anticipates, "There's going to be a life far beyond the election for Joe the Plumber."

Note to Della Croce: Yeah, but we're willing to bet most of that life is going to be spent fixing leaks. (Photo: WENN)



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