Since the 1970s, the
fascist overlords civic-minded city fathers of Coral Gables, Florida, have prohibited pickup trucks from parking overnight on streets, driveways, or anywhere else they might be seen. It's all about property values, you see; nice people don't have pickup trucks parked in plain view, apparently. It's hard to believe this is the same state that produced Lynyrd Skynyrd, the state whose brave CSA soldiers once fought and died for the glory of the South's future pickup trucks... but it's true...
In any case, Senior Judge Alan Schwartz has called bullshit on that stoopid law, more or less guaranteeing an influx of muffler-challenged, primered-out Prizminos, which are certain to annihilate the once-cherished ambience of Coral Gables. [Miami Herald]
In honor of the the Solomonic wisdom of Judge Schwartz and the redemption of Coral Gables, we would like to present the song we sincerely hope will one day become the Official State Song of Florida: