Cindi Ross Scoppe

September 12, 2012 12:00 AM

Scoppe: The maddening thing about voter ID

I DOUBT THAT Attorney General Alan Wilson has the authority to enforce his generous new interpretation of South Carolina’s new voter ID law — he can merely advise election officials, who may or may not follow his legal advice — but his out-of-courtroom explanation for testimony that enraged critics and seemed to startle a panel of federal judges represented the first hint of a rational approach to this issue that I’ve heard from an elected official.

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