Jeeves go fetch my ID will you? And light my cheroot before you go ...
A Republican candidate for Arkansas governor supports the new voter ID law, but he was left waiting after he forgot his identification.
See? All you have to do is send one of your employees to get your ID for you. What's the big deal? I mean, how many people can there be who need to get to work or only have a short period of time to vote who might not be able to get their butler or manservant to run back to the plantation and bring their drivers license to them? Surely not many.
Spokesman Christian Olson told The Associated Press that Asa Hutchinson forgot his ID when he attempted to vote at the polls in Bentonville on Monday. Olson says a staffer was able to retrieve the ID and bring it to Hutchinson so he could vote.
Olson said Hutchinson thought the incident was a "little bit of an inconvenience" but still believes the law is necessary.
Of course it is. If a person isn't in a position to have his houseboy fetch his ID in such a situation maybe he shouldn't be voting in the first place.
Asa Hutchinson, by the way, is the Zelig of Republican office holders. He's been turning up in every election cycle in one way or the other for about 30 years ...