What? A racist license plate? Oh, this I have to see.
A photo of the truck hit the Web a few days ago, went viral on car and other blogs and finally came to the attention of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, an advocacy group for American Muslims. On Wednesday morning, the group complained to the DMV that the plate contained a white supremacist and neo-Nazi statement.
A few hours later, the DMV agreed that the plate contains a coded message: 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
You know, I really wouldn’t put it past some of these conspiracy-minded troglodytes to encode some sort of super-secret message to their Aryan Nation brethren into something as inane as a goddamn license plate. It would just figure, wouldn’t it? I can’t imagine how they got it encoded, though, given the first-grade education these types tend to have.
However, the real star of this story is the truck itself. We’re talking batshit-crazy stuff here, the kind of crazy that ends up with gap-toothed militia troglodytes trying to overthrow the government because they think the Illuminati were behind the cancellation of “Hee-Haw.”
You know, it’s so utterly insane that it’s almost a thing of beauty.