Hundreds of taxis gridlocked downtown Brussels, Belgium on Tuesday, taking a stand against entrepreneurship, the free market and the power of choice.
Uber - the app-based private car service - and other ridesharing operations have been in constant political struggles with incumbent taxi operators across the country and across the world. But a hidden benefit may have emerged - the prevalence of Uber might lead to decreased road fatalities, because it means fewer people are driving drunk.
It may not be a federal issue yet, but the success of the sharing economy is undermining one of Big Governments key justifications.
By embracing Uber, Republicans are reaching out to a whole new population of voters.
Despite the socialistic sounding name, the essence of "the sharing economy" is actually very positive.