We already need a photo ID for nearly anything we do: board a commercial airplane, drive our car, check into a shooting range (oh, wait—we’re not supposed to be allowed to do that, either, according to some), get into a federal building; the list goes on and on.
Oh, and get into a Big Do involving the President or First Lady.
A PHOTO ID [WAS] BE REQUIRED TO ENTER THE MASSMUTUAL CENTER [for last May’s Massachusetts Democratic Party Convention, emphasis in the original]
A photo ID will be required to enter the 2012 Democratic National Convention this September in Charlotte.
On Friday, June 8th, those wishing to attend [Mrs Obama’s book signing] must…submit their social security number and show an official photo ID (driver’s license, passport) to a Secret Service agent
No Jim Crow here. No siree.
Yet the Progressives demand that anyone should be allowed to vote—residents, the dead, cartoon characters, illegal aliens, non-citizens; it’s all the same to them. They’re suing states for insisting on photo IDs in order to get a ballot.