Politicians are sticking their face in your face — at your expense | Editorial

Fried’s agency inspects gas pumps for credit card skimmers, safety and accuracy. And since taking office in January, her staff has placed a brightly colored sticker — featuring her name and smiling face — on every gas pump inspected, about 84,000 so far. The sticker is dramatically different from the black-and-white seal used by her predecessor, which looked more official, though it included Adam Putnam’s name and the department’s website.