Politics & Government

October 16, 2008 6:31 AM

For California viewers, Joe the Plumber was a distraction

At the end of the final presidential debate of 2008, the students gathered to watch Wednesday night at Sacramento State had to answer a critical question. "Which candidate," asked government professor Kimberly Nalder, "has the Joe-mentum?" McCain's debate strategy to wrest momentum from Obama by constantly referring to Joe was roundly ridiculed by the students.

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