The Republican National Committee is sending around this Associated Press photo of overall-clad McCain supporters standing outside an Obama rally, clutching plungers and a sign proclaiming "I Am Joe The Plumber":
The only problem? At least two of the members aren't quite as similar to the newly famous Joe Wurzelbacher as they might like you to think. As CBS News' Maria Gavrilovic, who is traveling with the Obama campaign, reports, the man on the right does say he's an actual plumber – though he is from Melbourne, Australia, and will thus not be casting a vote this November.
And the man on the left, plunger thrust high in the air, is Charlie Smith – the National Chairman of the College Republicans.UPDATE
: Smith said he drove down to the rally because he disagrees with Barack Obama's tax policy. "We're gonna pay higher taxes under Barack Obama, he's gonna tax small businesses," he said. "We're out here supporting the American dream, people like Joe the plumber."
And here's some video of the group:
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