His response was Pa. has been doing this for over 200 years and it works quite well. I sucked it up and moved on and he was probably right. So Pa. doe license I will say is different then most states but so what. 98% of the time it works well after all of these years and another way might not even come half close.
This same kind of thinking allows us to gamble and booze on Sundays....but God Forbid we climb into a tree stand. PA is great state for sure, but it has its plentiful quirks that leave you shaking your head - like County Treasurers involved in a hunting tag process.