Friday, May 18, 2007

About One Year Late

Yah. NOW they make the intelligent decision:

The Joint Committee on Finance agreed by one vote today to allow drivers to put just one license plate on their vehicles. The committee voted 9-7 to allow people to display only a rear license plate.

The Department of Transportation would save nearly $250,000 a year because it would issue fewer plates.

A year ago, some testosterone-loaded Wisconsin Smokey Bear lectured me endlessly about the absolutely, positively, totally NECESSARY front-plate.

The way he told it at the time, a front plate was necessary for National Security, prevention of Global Warming, the Preservation of Children, and (oh, by the way) His Personal Quota for the Month.

He was a jackass.

1 comment:

Terrence Berres said...

At least there was a traffic law involved. One once pulled me over for "discourteous" driving.