WEIRD BUT TRUE from the NY Post
By DAVID K. LI, Wire Services
September 1, 2008
This would be a red badge of dishonor - a "Scarlet L."
The Ethics Commission in Los Angeles is mulling a proposal that would make political lobbyists wear badges identifying themselves each time they enter a municipal building, according to the Los Angeles Times.
LA lobbyists are outraged by the plan and have likened it to the yellow Star of David Jews were made to wear in Nazi Germany.