OK, I’m touting my own horn here. Sure, I am in favor of a Voter ID bill that requires a picture ID. Given the two bills, I think I would favor SB289 over SB318. Yes, the latter tries to cover more areas but I think that SB289 is more tightly focused on the major issue (the actual act of voting and making sure that that the person who is casting the ballot is the person they purport to be). And while I like the idea of “home runs”, in this case I think that a solid single is a better political bet at this point in time.
That said, I finally did move from behind the camera to in front of it – a position that I am not used to. However, I think that this is the first time, I believe, that someone has given testimony to a committee hearing of either chamber (Senate or House) by reading from a blog post using a Android smartphone:
OK, I’m a geek – get used to it.