2: a political strategy where one side asks the other what he would do for the above mentioned.
man2: yea, they're increasing his taxes.
2) man1: so if you became president, what would you do for Joe the Plumber?
man2: well, i would give him a big taxbreak.
I am sending you this formal letter requesting a 90 day extension on paying my taxes. My intentions are not to pull a "Joe The Plumber" and go to prison. In the mean time, I promise not to go out of my way to meet a presidential candidate and make demands on him, while I am engaging in illegal activities.
In actuality, under Obama's economic plan, "Joe The Plumber" would only be taxed if his company made over $250,000 a year.
McCain used this as spin to confuse undecided voters that Obama was taxing "Middle America" when in actuality he promises not to raise taxes for 95% of Americans.
Obama: "I Only if he's making over 1/4 of a Million dollars a year"