Wednesday, September 18, 2013

There Is a Club And You Ain't In It

Ever hear of something called "Diplomatic Immunity'?

It's real.

Here is a quirky example of something similar right here in Washington State,

It's the law: Washington state lawmakers don't get speeding tickets

Washington state legislators headed to work can't get speeding tickets -- or so says the Washington State Patrol and at least one local police department.

A spokesman for WSP says Washington lawmakers are constitutionally protected from receiving noncriminal traffic tickets during a legislative session, as well as 15 days before. A spokeswoman says The Tacoma Police Department abides by a similar policy.

State Patrol spokesman Bob Calkins says the privilege not only applies to moving violations near the state Capitol in Olympia, but potentially anywhere in the state.

The logic? Detaining lawmakers on the road -- even for the time it takes to issue them a speeding ticket -- may delay them from getting to the Capitol to vote.

Theoretically one of these weasel fuckers could be all the way across the state and get pulled over and all they have to do is lie through their teeth and say they are trying to get to the Capitol to vote. Washington isn't a little state either.



Shit, in some parts of this state I wouldn't bet the cops wouldn't give them an escort to the county line.

I'm sure this is some throwback law from when the state wasn't that old but works for a nice get out of trouble free card for the worthless bastards.

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