1. They're so bad, they inspire protest T-shirts like the (slightly altered) one at right.

2. The only time they move quickly is when they're ticketing your car.

3. They think "Parking Wars" makes them celebrities.

4. They park illegally while they write tickets on cars that are parked illegally.

5. They ticket you for unpaid parking as you walk to the kiosk to pay for parking.

6. They nail you for moving your car down the block on a two-hour-parking street.

7. Nice weather doesn't make them nicer.

8. They employ guys with hair like Richie's.

9. They encourage you to use credit cards at the kiosk, but the kiosks don't always accept cards.

10. They make even bleeding-heart lefties wonder if Ronald Reagan wasn't right about government being the problem.