Most adult Americans believe that driving is a right as much as freedom of speech.
This belief is erroneous – driving, as they say, is a privilege and not a right – but the perception is there. Take away our cars, take away our freedom, and you’re itching for a fight.
DMV Employees Take A Stand
So here comes public employees of the California Department of Motor Vehicles, not showing up to work in protest of the state’s inability to pass its annual budget.
They are walking a thin line.
The protest is against elected officials who are playing partisan games and holding out to prevent more taxes, or to protect state services, take your pick.