License plate discrimination
August 26, 2020
During a trip to Cooke City last week I was asked about my license plate.
“Where’s 11?” the woman who brought my barbecue sandwich wanted to know.
“Phillips County,” I replied.
She said nothing, just gave me look.
I didn’t think anything of it until I got home and told my friend Dave.
“She probably thought you were diseased,” he said.
Phillips County, which had skated through the pandemic unscathed, with zero cases of covid until it blew up a couple of weeks ago, now tallies 90 some odd cases.
I’m used to license plate discrimination in Montana. For years I had Gallatin Co...