Joe the Plumber Doesn’t Understand Why We Don’t Just Shoot the Mexicans

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America seems a long way away from immigration reform, but Joe the Plumber, a random dude who crossed paths with Barack Obama one fateful day in October of 2008 and is now trolling his way through a congressional campaign in Ohio, suggests a simple, immediate fix: "Put troops on the border and start shooting, I bet that solves our immigration problem real quick." There's no downside!