ID Cards, American-style

Having mentioned Peter Hitchens's piece on the creeping security state in Britain, I ought to call attention to what's going on right here in America, too. This piece in the Washington Post shows that in one state, at least, Americans are willing to put up a little resistance — though whether the costumes are really a good idea is debateable, to say the least:

Those concerned about a new federal plan to overhaul the issuing of driver's licenses have two fairly distinct ways of showing it. One of them involves task forces, letter-writing and groups such as the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators. The other involves protesters dressed like Nazis and politicians quoting Patrick Henry.

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