John McCain‘s favourite blue-collar pin-up boy, ‘Joe the plumber’ is poised to move onto a new career after signing with a PR company and is reportedly being pursued for a country music record deal, writes Politico.

“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.

“‘Joe’ — aka Samuel Wurzelbacher, a Holland, Ohio, pipe-and-toilet man — just signed with a Nashville public relations and management firm to handle interview requests and media appearances, as well as create new career opportunities, including a shift out of the plumbing trade into stage and studio performances.”

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