Helen Jones-Kellly Lied About Why She Ordered the Check on Joe The Plumber

Having been caught red-handed invading without warrant the privacy of Joe the Plumber, Ohio's Helen Jones-Kelly, an Obama contributor, lied about why she ordered the search and her staff is not backing her up. Tandy Ludlow of the Columbus Dispatch reports:Vanessa Niekamp said that when was asked to run a child-support check on Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher on Oct. 16, she thought it routine. A supervisor told her the man had contacted the state agency about his case. Niekamp didn't know she just had checked on "Joe the Plumber," who was elevated the night before to presidential politics prominence as Republican John McCain's example in a debate of an average American.The senior manager would not learn about "Joe" for another week, when she said her boss informed her and directed her to write an e-mail stating her computer check was a legitimate inquiry.The reason Niekamp said she was given for checking if there was a child-support case on Wurzelbacher does not match...(Read Full Post)