‘A Night with the Joe’s’

‘A NIGHT WITH THE JOE’S’…. Consider the intellectual firepower on hand for this event.

A lawyer, a sheriff, and a plumber walk into a room…

No, it’s not the beginning of a joke. 2010 Alaska Senate nominee Joe Miller (R) has entered an agreement to have Twenty-First Century Speakers represent him in securing speaking engagements, according to a statement he sent out Wednesday.

Miller will be speaking at “A Night with the Joe’s,” a March 24 event in Montaro, California with two other “Joes”: Maricopa County Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Samuel “Joe The Plumber” Wurzelbacher. “The Campaign to Defeat Barack Obama” is sponsoring the event, according to Miller’s statement. 2010 Nevada Senate nominee Sharon Angle (R), who this week announced she is running for Congress, will also reportedly appear at the event.

Miller, Arpaio, Wurzelbacher, and Angle — all together for one night only. Whatever they’re charging for tickets, it’s too much.

How cringe-worthy is this? The name of the event is “A Night with the Joe’s.” Someone should probably let the organizers know the plural of “Joe” is not “Joe’s.”

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Steve Benen

Steve Benen is a producer at MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show. He was the principal contributor to the Washington Monthly's Political Animal blog from August 2008 until January 2012.