I can't fathom how this is even constitutional, ie. privileges and immunities clause. I can understand, albeit not defend, the practice of protecting existing franchisees, but without existing dealers, why Tesla can't just be its own dealer is just up fathomable to me.
If only government would concentrate on running itself rather than everybody else.
“I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on what’s being proposed here, he’d agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute.” - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.