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Joe the Plumber turns on the spigot again

By Bill Adair
Published on Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 12:53 p.m.

Ohio congressional candidate Samuel J. Wurzelbacher, who gained fame as "Joe the Plumber" during the 2008 presidential election, says President Obama's parents were communists.

In a letter published by the Christian Broadcasting Network, Wurzelbacher wrote:

 "Imagine being the child of a mixed-race marriage - especially in the turbulent 60’s and free-wheeling 70’s," his letter said. "And when you throw in that dad was a Muslim and mom an atheist - you know it could not have been easy - and they were communists for crying out loud!"

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