According to the race hustlers of the Democrat party, voter ID laws are racist because, according to this site:
thousands of young to middle-aged people who are earning low to moderate incomes who never obtained a copy of their birth certificates because no one ever asked for it before, and even if they were asked, they had to weigh the expense to obtain one against their next meal, bus ride or rent payment. These people would have to scrounge for the extra money to purchase a copy of their birth certificate for what?
The writer goes on to claim that:
in many regions of our country, people do not drive because they do not own a car or don’t need one because they rely on public transportation or their feet to walk to where they need to go. These same people never thought to get an ID from the DMV because where they live, people know one another.
For the moment, let’s roll with this deeply condescending view of America, though what the writer is really saying, in Orwellian progressive-code, is that thousands of Americans live dysfunctional lives because they are either: