PUNDIT WARS  4:49 pm January 14, 2009

Rick Sanchez Dislikes Joe The Plumber

by Jim Newell

CNN’s Rick Sanchez and Joe the Wurzelbacher meet again! And this time Sanchez isn’t even talking to him in person, so he can just rant angrily like a blogger! (Fun!) It is most comical when he reads Joe’s war-babble like a third grader. [YouTube]

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AllHat January 14, 2009 at 4:55 pm

No, I guess Rick Sanchez does not like “Sam. U. El.” very much at all.

rocktonsammy January 14, 2009 at 4:56 pm

What has Rick Sanchez done for America lately?

Joe the Dumber is willing to die for his country and Joe’s country is willing to let him.

Rosalindavenue January 14, 2009 at 4:56 pm

This is awesome, SAMUEL. Even though I was not born in a Communist County, I too am harshly critical of douchebag loser Joe the Plumber. I hope that’s OK.

The Cold Sea January 14, 2009 at 4:56 pm

Rick “Dirty” Sanchez the name dropper.

j6n January 14, 2009 at 4:57 pm

Sanchez is playing dirty. That was dirty, Sanchez.

Pale Rider January 14, 2009 at 4:57 pm

Wow, Sanchez really channeled his “inner-Olberman”

damndems! January 14, 2009 at 4:57 pm


Uncle Al January 14, 2009 at 4:58 pm

I hate to say it, but Sanchez is almost as annoying as Sam Yoo Ell.

Gopherit January 14, 2009 at 4:59 pm

Rick are a reel jurnalist. Suck on it you FRAUD!!!

Maus January 14, 2009 at 4:59 pm

Everybody in Miami thought he was a prick. Strange that him and former Miamian Shepard Smith both seem to be more tolerable as they move up the ranks. Of course, I only hear about Shep when he says something DECENT on Fox, so comparatively, he could be and probably is spewing a load of crap when I’m unaware.

you cannot be serious January 14, 2009 at 5:00 pm


ManchuCandidate January 14, 2009 at 5:00 pm

JtP got Dirty Sanchez-ed!

What is really annoying is the ESPN like scroll bar with stupid Txt messages. I have expected to see “Yanks Rul Sox Suk Luv U Tonisha Fr Billy Bob”

Tommmcatt January 14, 2009 at 5:00 pm

Bonus points for the Castro reference.

whiskey tango foxtrot January 14, 2009 at 5:01 pm

That needed to be said, but maybe not by him and not like that.

Texan Bulldoggette January 14, 2009 at 5:01 pm

Oooh, he compares JTP to Fidel … Does JTP even know who Fidel is? I’m starting to like Rick Sanchez.

ManchuCandidate January 14, 2009 at 5:02 pm

I would like to see JtP get tasered like this:


The Cold Sea January 14, 2009 at 5:02 pm

Damn, Rick’s got all the differnt medias going: titterz and blogs and the teevee. One of the comments in the scrawl said he was “twitterific?” What?

HMS Nerd January 14, 2009 at 5:02 pm

Ha! Saw this coming after angry tweet from RS’s twitter (just after he translated the word “cojones” for a clueless follower). Joe’s completely going to take on the ‘chez and we’ll get a live tweet-burst with every fall of the plunger.

twowheeljunkie January 14, 2009 at 5:03 pm

Rick Sanchez calls the kettle black.

Nothing wrong with that

bfstevie January 14, 2009 at 5:07 pm

Hmmm. Rick seems to be a faux-plumber hater. The question is, if Joe the Plumber fell in the forest and nobody was around, would he make a noise? It’s cruel to pick on this artard. How about someone “outing” the artards who felt the need to give Joe a bully pulpit? (A bully pulpit is a tool used to clean out clogged septic tanks.)

Vercingatorix January 14, 2009 at 5:09 pm

Sara who?

The Cold Sea January 14, 2009 at 5:09 pm

Rick and JTP need to just….have it off. Go on, have teh gay buttseks. The tension is too much. JTP needs a dick and Rick’s it.

j6n January 14, 2009 at 5:09 pm

[re=218937]whiskey tango foxtrot[/re]: I vote for Larry King to call him a douchebag. Let’s start a petition.

saggyboobedhag January 14, 2009 at 5:10 pm

“That guy” is code for BO, Rick. what is your problem?

bfstevie January 14, 2009 at 5:14 pm

[re=218954]The Cold Sea[/re]: Will there be video of that? If so, will it be streaming online or will I have to buy the DVD?

Kev-O-Tron January 14, 2009 at 5:16 pm

Damn, he haz a MAD! I would love to see the look on Sam’s face when he sees that. I hate all those pricks on teevee but that was a pretty good “go fahk yaself” right there.

In terms of war reporting I know I pimped this here before (and no I didn’t write it) but it is well worth the money.

Sorry I’m low on snark today – I found out I probably have an ulcer this morning. yuk. But shit, I got some Adavan out of it!

PopeyesPipe January 14, 2009 at 5:21 pm

Man you could cut the sexual tension with a knife. Just drink his pee, Rick, and be done with it.

OReillysVibrator January 14, 2009 at 5:27 pm

Not a huge fan of Sanchez, but I’ll give him points for reading Plumber’s comments like a child showing his grandparents that he just learned to read, as that is representative of Plumber’s acumen.

TGY January 14, 2009 at 5:27 pm

[re=218949]bfstevie[/re]: Well, the *actual* question is, if Joesam ran out in front of Sanchez’s car, would he apply the breaks or the accelerator?

OReillysVibrator January 14, 2009 at 5:29 pm

I for one have the class to show up at backyard barbecue only when the hosts are charging for food, and pay my fair share; anything less is TEH SOCIALIZUM

jamietre January 14, 2009 at 5:31 pm

Hey, Rick: Next time you want to invite some jackass to your barbecue, just send an evite.

gurukalehuru January 14, 2009 at 5:33 pm

I am reminded of an old Star Trek episode, original version, where you’ve got some kind of nebulous energy being (I know, they always had that)that fed on hate and it kept the humans and klingons fighting and in the end, kirk figured out that they just needed to laugh at it and it would go away and he convinced the Klingon captain and they’re standing there on the bridge laughing like jackasses, and the Klingon captain slaps Kirk on the back and says “Ha! I need no urging to hate humans!”
Well, just replace the energy monster with Rick Sanchez, Captain Kirk with Joe the Plumber, and the Klingon captain with me. Oh, yeah, the word hate with “make fun of.” Also.

AngryBlakGuy January 14, 2009 at 5:33 pm


bfstevie January 14, 2009 at 5:35 pm

[re=218973]TGY[/re]: That would play well on the local, soon to be extinct, “if it bleeds, it leads” teevee nooze. They would probably mention that it happened on the “4200 block of Terwilliger Street”.

teebob2000 January 14, 2009 at 5:44 pm

I like Rick Sanchez again.

Otto Reimer January 14, 2009 at 5:49 pm

Seriously, I am just looking for clarification here.

Is Joe the Plumber Jeff Gannon, or is he not?

Madeline January 14, 2009 at 5:52 pm

OMG Rick Sanchez just admitted he was a communist! Oh, did I miss the point?

blader January 14, 2009 at 5:58 pm

Rick Sanchez–illegal commie immigrant, smacks down JtP-skinhead moron.
is this a great country or what!

Canuckledragger January 14, 2009 at 5:59 pm

Rick’s a journo like Joe’s a plumber.

Czn939 January 14, 2009 at 6:00 pm

that depends on if he wants JTP to suffer a lifetime of pain and agony or a swift, yet spectacularly messy death. also.

jrtoastyman January 14, 2009 at 6:05 pm

Good lord, is this a douche-off or something?

groove January 14, 2009 at 6:06 pm

samYooEl = pwnt.

bitchincamaro January 14, 2009 at 6:17 pm

The enemy of my enemy is still a dick.

ColHeightsChic January 14, 2009 at 6:36 pm

For about 2.3 seconds, I was a little turned on by Sanchez, particularly when he proudly boasted of his Commie past and so lusciously enunciated “Sam-Yu-El”. But then I remembered what I was watching and snapped back to reality.

MortSinclair January 14, 2009 at 6:44 pm

Some times it doesn’t pay to shoot the messenger. Good for you, Sanchez. Is there hope for you yet?

Mustang January 14, 2009 at 6:46 pm

Okay, here’s the deal. Rick Sanchez = the equipment manager for the football team. Joe the P = Dork who showed up at the cool football player party uninvited.

Fivetree January 14, 2009 at 7:00 pm

Oooooooooh. Can’t you just smell the hate? Joe the Attention Whore just got bitch-smacked.

Keram2 January 14, 2009 at 7:12 pm

[re=219066]Mustang[/re]: Joe the P = Dork who showed up at the cool football player party uninvited, and then vomited everywhere. It’s kinda like what he’s doing now, only the party is the national discourse.

StephanieInCA January 14, 2009 at 7:12 pm

God, rick sanchez would be a great hatefuck.

myheadsexploding January 14, 2009 at 7:34 pm

[re=218961]Kev-O-Tron[/re]: you got some snark stuck to the lining of your stomach, that’s the problem. you’ll get better!

Heywood Floyd January 14, 2009 at 7:40 pm

It was great until he called him out and then offered him his Twitter and Facebook as a means to reply. “If you were a real man, Samuel, you’d meet me face to face. On Facebook.”


KittyLitter January 14, 2009 at 7:42 pm

I want to have Rick Sanchez’s little brown anti-Communist babies!

dougbob January 14, 2009 at 7:45 pm

Great Idea! Send Joe the plumber to Cuba next!

Mr Blifil January 14, 2009 at 7:55 pm

You get the idea that some of them are starting to become dimly aware of what’s going on in the realm of information technology.

Now, Rick, get your azz over to Gaza and start reporting some fucking truth or shut your fucking pie hole.

Thank you.

tallulah January 14, 2009 at 7:57 pm

holy shit, i want to do it with rick sanchez RIGHT NOWWW AND FOREVER

Advocatus_Diaboli January 14, 2009 at 9:19 pm

He’s not nearly as obnoxious, or as dirty, that Sanchez, as Olberman, but I guess he’ll have to do. Too bad JtP wouldn’t even begin to understand the criticism, though, also. It’s not like that moron even recognized the contradiction with being a “war correspondent” dissing war correspondents: He’s too fucking stupid. I think the only thing he’d understand is a loafer flung at his forehead.

undermedicated January 14, 2009 at 9:39 pm

[re=218932]Maus[/re]: Porn video of hot and sometimes reasonable cablenewstards Shep and Rick? Already taken down from the youtubes before I could download it. Guess we’ll have to settle for Rove and Will: creepy gay porn.

Jukesgrrl January 14, 2009 at 10:08 pm

[re=218961]Kev-O-Tron[/re]: Kev, honey, put your Scotch in a glass of warm milk. And get well soon.

Toomush Infermashun January 14, 2009 at 10:09 pm

Hey, let’s you and the dumb kid fight!….

Monsieur Grumpe January 14, 2009 at 10:39 pm

Snark off.
Been there. Eat well and relax for awhile.
Snark on.
I’d like to see the two battle to near death and just when they’re going to kiss and make up a piano drops on them both. Claaaaaaannnnnnnnnggggggg!!!!!

Godot January 15, 2009 at 1:48 am

Ohhhhhh, SNAP!!!

bathalax January 15, 2009 at 3:07 am

rick hates america

BobLoblawLawBlog January 15, 2009 at 7:27 am

His name is Sam-Yoo-El, and he’ll see you all in Hell! DAMN YOUR EYES!

DeLand DeLakes January 15, 2009 at 11:39 am

[re=218987]AngryBlakGuy[/re]: ….P’RLD! (War corespondent version of p’wnd, in honor of Daniel Pearl.)

Norbert January 15, 2009 at 1:23 pm

don’t really know who this Sanchez is (no TV, only WOnkette and my subscription to Watchtower for news from the outside). but this was quite entertaining.

Gallowglass January 15, 2009 at 2:43 pm

Dammit, Sanchez. I don’t like you and I don’t want to, but why, WHY, did you have to make me enjoy that so damned much?

Texas2Step January 15, 2009 at 9:40 pm

Ooooooh SNAP!

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