Ohio censors at the state’s Bureau of Motor Vehicles are seemingly untroubled by a very public character assessment of President Joe Biden after they approved vanity license plate B1DNSUX alongside JAN 6 DC for general circulation this year.
Not everyone in the Buckeye State approves.
One driver took a photo of the JAN 6 DC plate in Chillicothe. She sent an email to NBC4 Columbus outlining her mortification at what she was seeing on the road ahead:
“I was shocked to see an Ohio vanity license tag clearly supporting the January 6th insurrection, a shameful event that has resulted in many participants being charged with crimes — misdemeanors and felonies –including charges of seditious conspiracy against the United States Government.
“How this could be approved by the Ohio BMV is beyond me. I was also disturbed that anyone would drive around blatantly showing such disrespect for the rule of law, but I guess that’s where we live now.”
That driver was not alone in being taken aback. Another from Delaware – who asked to remain nameless – snapped an image of a truck proudly bearing the plate B1DNSUX.
A simple question followed: “I would like to know if the BMV still reviews vanity plate requests for inappropriate content?”
The viewer revealed he once was asked to sit on the license plate review committee — and although he did not have time to do that, he was shocked this plate got through.
“The committee was so hard-nosed about everything,” he recalled for NBC4 Columbus. “Do they even have that committee anymore?”
Earlier this year Alabama was faced with a similar choice, as Breitbart News reported.
In January a local man was surprised by the state’s move to recall his “Let’s Go Brandon” license plate because the state belatedly deemed it “objectionable.”
Alabama recalls a "Let’s go Brandon" license plate, calling it "objectionable." https://t.co/qHYFcNaIVi pic.twitter.com/r6ls4ICjI5
— AL.com (@aldotcom) February 28, 2022
Courtney Kirk, to whom the plates are registered, received a letter from the state alerting her that she has ten days to surrender the plate for a replacement as it had been revoked.
She later said she would seek legal redress for the change of mind.
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