Massachusetts: Can I See Your Registration?

Can I See Your Registration?

A Chevrolet Celebrity, deadheading back to Boston from Logan Airport, is pulled over by a Boston policeman. The offense: an expired inspection sticker; the fine: $50. But not for a car bearing license plate STATE 1 that moments earlier had Massachusetts' favorite son riding in the rear passenger seat. A warning will do.

No big deal, until the Boston Herald ran a picture of the Chevy with its spanking-new inspection sticker in the window and the Governor and his driver standing nearby. Headline: DUKE FAILS TO STICK TO INSPECT LAW. Before long, the crack drive-time team at one of Cape Cod's...

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