The crony class in government always has special privileges, and it’s not always special business deals or cushy junkets with lobbyists.
Often its smaller things like not having to stand in line, or have one’s information reviewed, by the public DMV. Such is the case reportedly in North Carolina.
Brockwell eventually acknowledged the Model Office’s existence and then proceeded to rebut questions from WBTV about why his agency deemed it appropriate to offer quick, 20-minute appointments to select state employees while regular citizens waited in line for hours at offices across the state.
“We’re not giving special privileges to certain people. We’ve had this on the books for the last several months,” Brockwell said when asked the first time.