Monday, April 19, 2010

Fun With Photoshop, Civil War Edition

[UPDATE 4/23/10]:

As one of my commenters pointed out, the license plate is a neo-Nazi code. Now the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles has recalled the plate, saying it violates their policy regarding offensive messages on license tags:
The number 88 stands for the eighth letter of the alphabet, H, doubled to signify “Heil Hitler,” said CAIR’s Ibrahim Hooper. “CV” stands for “Confederate veteran” — the plate was a special model embossed with a Confederate flag, which Virginia makes available for a $10 fee to card-carrying members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. And 14 is code for imprisoned white supremacist David Lane’s 14-word motto: “We must secure the existence of our people and a future for white children.”

Sounds like the Virginia DMV is shocked--shocked!--to find neo-Nazi white supremacists in its Sons of Confederate Veterans license plate club.


What's a picture worth? Well via Gawker, we meet this patriot asshole, appropriately parked in a handicapped spot:

And in the comment thread, someone issues their reponse:

Happy Oklahoma City Bombing day, peeps.