All voters have some type of ID
By John Long
Long, director of the Salem Museum, is a Roanoke Times columnist.
Ever hear the old joke about the two poll workers going through a Chicago cemetery writing names in the voter rolls? One guy comes across the name Yevgenny Vladimirovich Dziewanowski on a tombstone. “I’m not trying to copy all of that. Go on to the next grave,” says one. The other grows indignant. “Listen, buddy, this is America. That dead Russian has as much right to vote as you do!”