It’s Tough to Do the Red White and Blue

NY PlateLast weekend, I had the opportunity to sit in traffic on I-95 for hours and hours of Thanksgiving traffic between Fredericksburg and Long Island.  It occurred to me, watching the long parades of brake lights, that no state has made a classy red, white, and blue plate since the New York Statue of Liberty Plates in 1986.  Now that was a classy, goodlooking, illustrated-but-minimalist plate.  More recent takes on the flag-waving license plate genre have seriously failed to live up.  I’m especially looking at you, Ohio and Maryland:

OH Plate

MD Plate

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