Nebraska residents will soon discover what their new license plates for motor vehicles will look like. There has been plenty of public comment – mostly unfavorable – about the amateurish designs being considered. Regardless if you love or hate the new designs, you’re getting new license plates in 2011.
Only a government would operate in this fashion. Not many businesses would long survive long if, when customers walked into their store, they handed you an unattractive product and then told you to like it or lump it. Clearly governments don’t exactly play by “free market rules.”
(Click here to read the whole thing — which is about more than just plate designs.)
Beverly Neth, the director of the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles, said Friday that her department has been monitoring “hits” from that website and does not think it’s influencing the poll.